after the quake
Publish date: December 18th 2007
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
, Literary Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Magical Realism
, Short Stories
, Japanese Literature
Ο σουρεαλισμός στην καλύτερή του έκφανση. Μια συλλογή διηγημάτων, με κοινό άξονα την καταστροφή μετά τον σεισμό του 1995, με μοτίβα που επανέρχονται και διατρέχουν όλα τα έργα του, ως προς τους χαρακτήρες και ως προς την ίδια την πλοκή.Γλαφυρή γλώσσα, ως συνήθως, πρωτότυπες, γεμάτες ζωντάνια, ιστορί...
Unfortunately it seems as if Murakami's short stories and me are not made for one another.They are good, of course, but they don't give me as much as his novels do. They just don't draw me in and leave me speechless.To me they are just okay.
Odd magical realism-ish short stories. I doubt I will even remember any of these in a week or two. But I am not a fan of magical realism-ish stuff, so no surprise that I don't love these. I was actually hoping these stories would be more quake-related, but the title is a little misleading.A great br...
How could something be so beautiful and yet so easy to put down? If I hadn’t come back, it would have been all right. Sometimes, I could wait days, and then reengage and become hypnotized. And yet it didn’t seem to matter if I ever came back. I felt like a Murakami character, exquisitely aware and s...
Stories that are mysterious and some kind of gloomy. Not precisely about the earthquake. I thought it was going to be about people dealing with the event, trying to move on after the loss of a familiar, of someone loving, of the possessions... Of course the earthquake influenced all these characte...