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No Nobel prize, but Haruki Murakami's Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki is a winner

Tsukuru Tazaki is part of a close quintet of middle-class, suburban students four of whom, by chance, have a surname associated with colour. Tazaki is delighted but slightly bewildered by the intensity of the bond, not least because he is “ 482 more words


Unreal Girls: Natsuo Kirino's Real World

Real World
By Natsuo Kirino
Translated by Philip Gabriel
2006 (2008 Translation)

Much like her previous novel Out, Natsuo Kirino’s Real World tracks four women—or, in this case, teenage girls—who become involved in a murder. 546 more words


Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (Review)

Before August 12th, the official U.S. release date of Haruki Murakami’s Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, I was looking all over for a midnight release party somewhere in New Orleans. 690 more words