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ノルウェイの森 [Noruwei no mori] Vol. 2 (ノルウェイの森 [Noruwei no mori] #2)

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1987年9月、講談社から書き下ろし作品として上下二分冊で刊行された。1991年4月に講談社文庫として文庫化、2004年9月に文庫改訂版が出された(なお、単行本にはあとがきが付されているが、文庫版には掲載されていない)。

執筆はギリシャ、シチリア、ローマで行われた。そのため、引き続いてロンドンで執筆した『ダンス・ダンス・ダンス』と共に「異国の影のようなものが宿命的にしみついている」「結果として書かれるべくして書かれた小説」「もし日本で書かれていたとしたら、(中略)これほど垂直的に「入って」いかなかったろう」と村上は『遠い太鼓』に書いている。1987年3月7日、早朝から17時間休みなしで第一稿を深夜に書き上げる。直後の日記に「すごく良い」とだけ書き記した。3月26日、第二稿完成。すべてボールペンで手書き。

学生運動の時代を背景として、主人公「僕」
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Ryan
The second volume (green book) is where the story soars to unexpected heights, and drowns in its bottomless abysses. I was prepared to hate this book through and through. However, in this volume, my initial disappointment gave way to appreciation of Haruki's dramatic sense and sensibility.

I was prepared to hate it but I didn't. Even if the characters wear their hearts on their breast pockets, are too honest in their raw tender feelings, too sensitive, too suicidal. What a heartwrecker of a book.
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Nynaevealmeera
3.5 stars

I would have given this book a higher rating if only the last couple of pages have been different. I really love Murakami's writing especially through the lens of Alfred Birnbaum's translation, but I just could not understand why the story ended as it did (with the happenings between Toru and Reiko I mean). Damn, I was ready to give it 5 stars up until the ending killed it.

Be that as it may, I still really enjoyed the story especially the parts with Midori as well as when Toru was just
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Stian Drøbak
I can not to this day set my finger on what charmed me with this book, but whatever it was, it dragged me through the book, and made me love it even more the more I read.
Dean Prichard
I'm really glad I ordered the hard to find Birnbaum translation from Japan. I enjoyed this version more than Rubin's.
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Haruki Murakami (Japanese: 村上 春樹) is a popular contemporary Japanese writer and translator. His work has been described as 'easily accessible, yet profoundly complex'. He can be located on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/harukimuraka...

Since childhood, Murakami has been heavily influenced by Western culture, particularly Western music and literature. He grew up reading a range of works by Am
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