My Murakami reading started last year when a Goodreads friend introduced him to me when I was in the hospital due to knee operation. She said that she got interested on this author when she saw a guy laughing out loud while in a bookstore holding and reading a Murakami book. I think the primary reason why Murakami is interesting is his wild imagination. He is honest. He does not claim that he is an original.

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Tygoshicage He has also written a guide to Japanese, Making Sense of Japanese, and a biographical literary analysis of Murakami. Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words — India.

And though I always wonder whether every Murakami fan in the world leads such a conflicting life. This article pretty much sums up her argument, though: The blogger was Carola of brilliant yearsand she had just published a post — one in which a link was given to a translation of a rare Murakami work.

He also provides, alongside the analyzes, a sort of biography of Murakami. See 1 question about Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words…. Discussing the texts Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, at some length — and offering excerpts — helps fill in what has been a tremendous gap for English-language readers. Murakami says his style first developed because he wanted to write but had nothing to say.

I think the primary reason why Murakami is interesting fubin his wild imagination. Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words by Jay Rubin However, I would recommend reading it after reading all his novels, as there are spoilers for the majority of them.

This is a partial review of a partially read book. Norwegian Woodmeanwhile, was translated twice — by Alfred Birnbaum in in another Kodansha edition distributed only in Japan, and by Jay Rubin in Jun 06, Hamish rated it really liked it.

The feeling is pleasantly bewildering. Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words offers a welcome glimpse at the two earliest novels, in particular, as Rubin describes how Murakami came to be a writer and how his early career developed. It is partly biography, partly literary criticism. Feb 11, Daz rated it really liked it. I had heard this before.

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