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Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
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May 28, 2011

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bookshelves: in-english, japanese-authors, read-2010-to-2013
Read from June 01 to July 16, 2011

Some of the story is too vulgar, or I can say "too details".
I did not expected that part at all ha ha...
Well, I liked Midori character but I did not like Naoko character ... may be because she is mentally sick (???) not sure....
I wonder why the teenagers in this book end up by killed them self. (Kazuki and Naoko)
I like the part when Toru Watanabe visited Midori's father and about the cucumber.

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Reading Progress

06/01/2011 page 11
4.0% "stomach bug vs "norwegian wood" after "the devil wears prada""
06/03/2011 page 46
16.0% "I have enjoyed this book as much as I enjoyed the other Murakami book "Kafka on the shore""
06/12/2011 page 202
68.0% "somehow this book makes me laugh ha ha ..."
06/15/2011 page 296
100.0% "Finished this book last night. This book is ok ...but weird Watanabe ~_~"
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Debs Finally I found this book in english version at the book swap today and it was weird situation when I picked this book and a lady next to me tried to tell me her opinion about this book. And I told her that I had read 2 books by Murakami and I loved them! even one of them bit boring ha ha


message 2: by Sjbeale (new)

Sjbeale try not to tell people the whole story! there will be no surprises left if you do!


Debs Sjbeale wrote: "try not to tell people the whole story! there will be no surprises left if you do!"

I did not ( I guess ha ha ha)


message 4: by Sjbeale (new)

Sjbeale About the suicides - it sounds kind of important / surprising!


message 5: by Debs (last edited Jun 20, 2011 11:26PM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Debs Yes ... while in Japan and Korea real life, a lot of teenagers suicide. the same like the the novel. Anyway, do you want to read it?
Or may be i will edit my comment ha ha ha :D


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