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Hard-boiled Wonderland and The End of the World - Haruki Murakami

At times I’ve thought that Murakami is one of my favourite contemporary writers, other times I feel as though he has been so hyped up that his words are given more meaning than they contain. 816 more words

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From the Muse’s Bookshelf: “Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World” by Haruki Murakami

Hello, all!

It’s been a little while since I last posted, and look where we are now: It’s almost summer! I finished off another of Haruki Murakami’s novels this week, and this is only the second Murakami novel I’ve read completely (the first? 229 more words

From The Muse's Bookshelf

Thoughts On "Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End Of The World"

Murakami weaves two very different storylines together. “Hard-Boiled Wonderland” is set in a realistic Tokyo, while “The End Of The World” is in a dream-like place with magical elements. 401 more words


3 Day, 3 Quote: Haruki Murakami

Hey and good evening, or should I say good night? Ha ha! Well, before going to sleep I am posting my second quote for this challenge! 61 more words


February 2016 - Book Review

What a marvelous book. I’m not much into science-fiction or fantasy, but I thoroughly enjoyed The Magicians. It’s a grown-up, modernized mash-up of Harry Potter… 533 more words

Literary Review

Three Daily Quotes Tag - Day 3

Once again, i want to thank Louise for tagging me in the challenge, this is so much fun! Thank You!!

The rules are:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you.
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Reader's Corner: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

I was recently lamenting to a friend about how often I see lazy writing. With fantasy and science fiction, it can be much more obvious that the author lost some steam halfway through the book.   1,039 more words

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