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“We’re normal ordinary people, just like everyone else.”

“Everyone may be ordinary, but they’re not normal.”

“Yes, there is that school of thought,” I said. “But there’s normal and then there’s normal.

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Haruki Murakami

Currently Reading: Haruki Murakami's Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of the World (1985)

One defining character trait about myself is that I am a creature of habit when it comes to my book selection. For the past five years, I’ve been reading mostly the works of Haruki Murakami, a Japanese author and clear lead-running favorite on my bookshelf. 536 more words

Haruki Murakami

Hard-Boiled Wonderland & the End of the World

Title: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Author: Haruki Murakami

Pages: 400

First Published: 1985

First Sentence: The elevator continued its impossibly slows ascent. 607 more words


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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World | Book Review

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (1985) by Haruki Murakami Review

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