Publish date: September 4th 2006
Publisher: btb Verlag
Pages no: 312
Edition language: Deutsch
, Book Club
, Asian Literature
, Magical Realism
, Japanese Literature
Series: Trilogy of the Rat (#3)
To cut a long story short, this novel is about a guy, your typical male Haruki Murakami character, that truly goes on a wild sheep chase.So I always thought that's what life is like. An ongoing search.I really liked the writing style, which was simple and full of emotion, whilst the plot was origina...
I'm going to keep this as short as possible. Hell, I'm not even sure if I'd call it a review, other than the fact that it does have my rating for it. Murakami isn't the easiest author to review. You're thrown into strange journeys and you're never quite sure if you understand it all--yet you have on...
You can definitely tell this is early Murakami, but it was still great. I'm sitting here with postpartum book depression, wondering what I'm going to do when I run out of Murakami books to read.
Murakami's books are very hard for me to review/write about. Before I sat down to write this, I went back to look at my reviews for the other works I've read by him. They weren't helpful in the least. Two of the reviews were extremely brief and for the other book, it appears that I just left a star ...
I can't beat Joel's picture review. Go look at his review instead of mine.This was Murakami's first novel published in English, and it's got everything I like about his work - and most of what he was become known for: the dissociated, disaffected characters, the portrayal of contemporary Japanese cu...