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Grotesque
3.67
liked it
This is the first novel by this author that I have read and I was left feeling unsure about the book as a whole. Written in Japanese surrealist style, ...more
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.05
liked it
This novel is one of pain and love, two things most common to all women. We follow Lily and her laotong, old same, Snow Flower. The two girls are matc ...more
Mar 11, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
3.98
really liked it
I picked this book up a few years ago and read so far into it then became distracted and left the book on the shelf for some time. I'm glad that it wa ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
Lizard
3.65
really liked it

This is a collection of short stories, though calling them novellas would be a better description. The stories are strange and surreal in a way that I
...more
Jan 02, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
 
Dance Dance Dance (The Rat, #4)
4.03
liked it
I love Murakami and enjoy his prose and his creative word use, yet this was not one of my favourite stories. We pick up where we left our unnamed prot ...more
Oct 18, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
A Wild Sheep Chase (The Rat, #3)
3.94
really liked it
We follow an unnamed protagonist as he searches out a sheep with a star on its back. He searches for the sheep while also searching for a long lost fr ...more
Sep 27, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
Princess Masako: Prisoner of the Chrysanthemum Throne
3.23
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Norwegian Wood
4.02
it was amazing
None
May 27, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.08
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 04, 2011
 
Hero Tales, Vol. 1 (Hero Tales, #1)
3.70
really liked it
None
Mar 27, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Silk
3.82
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not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Empress
3.69
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not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms
3.95
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not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Stay (Aud Torvingen #2)
4.03
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Assassin's Touch (Sano Ichiro, #10)
3.88
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Teahouse Fire
3.48
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Shōgun
4.36
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Gai-Jin (Asian Saga, #3)
3.83
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not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Noble House (Asian Saga, #5)
4.23
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Geisha
3.99
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Tale of Murasaki
3.83
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Piercing
3.58
None
Feb 22, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, #1)
4.05
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Grass for His Pillow (Tales of the Otori, #2)
4.01
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Brilliance of the Moon (Tales of the Otori, #3)
4.04
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
The Harsh Cry of the Heron (Tales of the Otori, #4)
3.92
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Heaven's Net is Wide (Tales of the Otori, #0)
4.15
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Sputnik Sweetheart
3.81
really liked it
None
May 04, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Snakes and Earrings
3.18
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
 
Out
3.93
None
not set
Feb 03, 2012
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