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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
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Apr 03, 12

really liked it
Read from February 22 to April 01, 2012

While I completely loved this book, I found it a bit too heavy on repetition. I do love Murakami's use of magic realism though and enjoy his characters immensely. I have Kafka on the Shore in my pile @ home.

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Haruki Murakami
“They sat on a park bench, held hands, and told each other their stories hour after hour. They were not lonely anymore. They had found and been found by their 100% perfect other. What a wonderful thing it is to find and be found by your 100% perfect other. It's a miracle, a cosmic miracle.”
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

Haruki Murakami
“Beyond the window, some kind of small, black thing shot across the sky. A bird, possibly. Or it might have been someone's soul being blown to the far side of the world.”
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

Haruki Murakami
“Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed.”
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

Haruki Murakami
“I'm a very ordinary human being; I just happen to like reading books.”
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

Haruki Murakami
“Even if we could turn back, we'd probably never end up where we started.”
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

Reading Progress

02/25/2012 page 100
03/01/2012 page 163
18.0% 2 comments
03/10/2012 page 313
34.0% "FINALLY..made it to book 2. : )"
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