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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, I feel it can be much more apparent that the creator of the work lost some steam halfway through the book (or even earlier sometimes).  1,052 more words

Book Review

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