Tag Archives: Norwegian Wood book

1Q84: Murakami and the great disappointment.

  I’ve just completed reading most of the Amazon reviews for 1Q84, and the recurring advice those who have completed the novel give to those about to take it on, is – Don’t think too hard. That is excellent advice. To be fair, they all say don’t start reading Haruki Murakami with this novel either […]

Norwegian Wood: Death, grief and sex.

Ok – so I am now reading this because the film is so alluring, I decided to take on my first Haruki Mirukami novel. (The great love recommended it to me as well, and who can resist that combination?) This novel has been called impossible to adapt for film. It is the fifth of Mirukami’s […]