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Choku! is the most ridiculous manga I have ever read. It’s not the strangest in terms of content, but it is in terms of context. 764 more words
Out of all of Murakami’s short stories, this one is my favourite. (Out of his novels, my favourite is Kafka on the Shore.) It’s been years since I’ve read it, and there’s many parts that I’ve forgotten, but its residue is there. 268 more words
I’m usually not a big fan of, um…bedroom scenes. Even otherwise expert writers are inept at them. It’s like they suddenly lose all of their self-restraint, and for a chapter or two allow themselves to be as sleazy, explicit and exploitative as they want. 726 more words