Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World eBook

A narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim Science fiction, detective story and post modern manifesto all rolled into one rip roaring novel, Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World is the tour de force that expanded Haruki Murakami s international following Tracking one man s descent into the Kafkaesque underworld of contemporary Tokyo, Murakami unites East and West, tragedy and farce, compassion and detachment, slang and philosophy Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World


About the Author: Haruki Murakami

Murakami Haruki Japanese is a popular contemporary Japanese writer and translator His work has been described aseasily accessible, yet profoundly complexHe can be located on Facebook at childhood, Murakami has been heavily influenced by Western culture, particularly Western music and literature He grew up reading a range of works by American writers, such as Kurt Vonnegut and Richard Brautigan, and he is often distinguished from other Japanese writers by his Western influences.Murakami studied drama at Waseda University in Tokyo, where he met his wife, Yoko His first job was at a record store, which is where one of his main characters, Toru Watanabe in Norwegian Wood, works Shortly before finishing his studies, Murakami opened the coffeehousePeter Catwhich was a jazz bar in the evening in Kokubunji, Tokyo with his wife.Many of his novels have themes and titles that invoke classical music, such as the three books making up The Wind Up Bird Chronicle The Thieving Magpie after Rossini s opera , Bird as Prophet after a piano piece by Robert Schumann usually known in English as The Prophet Bird , and The Bird Catcher a character in Mozart s opera The Magic Flute Some of his novels take their titles from songs Dance, Dance, Dance after The Dells song, although it is widely thought it was titled after the Beach Boys tune , Norwegian Wood after The Beatles song and South of the Border, West of the Sun the first part being the title of a song by Nat King Cole.



10 thoughts on “Hard-Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World

  1. says:

    This is your brain an egg This is your brain on Murakami an egg sprouting arms and legs and attempting to hump other eggs while doing the Electric Slide and attempting to save the world to a killer soundtrack If you like Murakami, you ll like


  2. says:

    Unclose your mind You are not a prisoner You are a bird in fight, searching the skies for dreams. Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World Haruki MurakamiBuddy read with my friend, Sr an.There is so much to say about Hard Boiled Wonderlan


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    Maybe you ve heard it said before in every joke there is a grain of truth Well, as many of you may remember, I ve been known to pick on Jay Rubin now and again for what I perceive to be his clunky translations of Murakami s flawless prose Because it


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    And I couldn t be any other self but my self Could I There is always a possibility.In the summer of 1962, a poet wrote a song that would later become the last hymn to be heard as the end of the world approached That is the song I chose to be my companion


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    Whew, blew me away The influences from Orwell and Kafka are clearly here Existential meditations, amazingly imaginative, the multitude of interesting and important thoughts that can sprout from the reader s mind The whole thing is pure geniusThat s the way i


  7. says:

    This is a complex novel, one that required two reads for me It tells two stories in alternating chapters In the first we meet a mild mannered data processor, only all his processing is done inside his head See he can do this thing, or he had this thing done to


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    In the unlikely event that Haruki Murakami s name on the cover is not in some way a quality label to you, guaranteeing profoundly outlandish scenarios and magic, he threw in the term wonderland to make sure everyone knew what to expect Does the story deliver on al


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    You re taking a shower Two streams fall onto you at the same time One stream is cold and revitalizing while the other is hot and soothing One s heat fills the room with a foggy mist while the other clears your head driving it awake with its coldness Each one suppleme


  10. says:

    The Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World gets my vote the most unique and frustrating book in the Murakami catalog I got the feeling that there s a little bit of the fan in Murakami in this text his love of PK Dick, Vonnegut, etc seems present, and I imagine


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