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First impressions: Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End of The World, Haruki Murakami

Murakami is my absolute favorite author. Maybe you already knew that from one of my previous articles. Anyway, I read quite a few of his work, and recently started to read Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End Of The World. 382 more words


Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

This is my third Murakami; I am starting to detect a pattern. Or maybe underlying parallels between books.

Each book features a similar main character: an eccentric and not stupid, but fundamentally normal guy. 393 more words

Book Reviews

Haruki Murakami’s “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage”

In Japan, a major literary work originally published in the hard-cover format is usually republished a few years later in the “bunko” form (a cheaper, smaller and suppler version of a book that one carries so that one can read while riding on a train or bus – in Japan where most people use mass transportation systems to commute to work or study the portability of books is important). 689 more words


Pages Cels Stories: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, and Haibane Renmei

Through the driving snow, I see a single white bird take flight. The bird wings over the Wall and into the flurried clouds of the southern sky. 5,887 more words


Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World Review


This is a strange, strange novel. Don’t get us wrong, we very much enjoyed reading it. It’s great, but that doesn’t make it any less strange. 1,326 more words



Good and Bad News!

This morning, my “Wonderland Essay” received the formal offer of publication and it will be published in IAFOR’s journal of literature and librarianship in November, 2015. 32 more words

Haruki Murakami

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

What is there to say about a book about un-tangible intellect and advanced subtlety to say the least? Hmmmmm……..

I think I said enough with that one question. 110 more words