Publish date: October 25th 2011
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Pages no: 925
Edition language: English
Series: 1Q84 (#1)
Well, shit, it's over. Took me three months to read this one, and after that last page, I want to start all over again. I got to know Aomame and Tengo in every way possible, and I will miss them like old friends. 1Q84 is the third longest book I've read, as far as page count is concerned. It is also...
My brain is a big thing of mush right now. 1Q84 is a long book, it’s really three books, but this edition (I think all American editions) combine them into one book. This is the first Haruki Murakami book I have read, which everyone seems to oppose saying this isn’t a good introduction to his work a...
I first tried reading Murakami several years ago, when The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle came highly recommended to me from several friends. I didn’t make it very far into the book, but not due to lack of interest; as I recall, I had checked it out from the library and had to return it due to there being a...
So far I'm really enjoying this as I've enjoyed mostly everything by Murakami I've read previously. Bonus points for it being such a long audiobook (46 hours) and having two really good readers. The shifts into alternate realities have been rather subtle and the characters have reacted first with t...
This is the third Haruki Murakami novel I have read. Therefore, I think I may safely posit that "if I can tell you what a Haruki Murakami novel is about then it is not a Haruki Murakami novel." I came to this conclusion some 200 pages before Tengo's father tells him (I loosely quote) "If you can't...
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