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Review: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of the World

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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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I finished Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World few week ago. The story was kinda slow at the beginning, I spent 3 weeks or so, to read three pages just to leave it for three days, came back to it when I had nothing better to do. 838 more words

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