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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman | Haruki Murakami

“She waited for the train to pass. Then she said, “I sometimes think that people’s hearts are like deep wells. Nobody knows what’s at the bottom. All you can do is imagine by what comes floating to the surface every once in a while.” 

Breakdown:

  • Book: Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
  • Series: –
  • Author: Haruki Murakami

Synopsis:

Collection of twenty-four stories that generously expresses Murakami’s mastery of the form. From the surreal to the mundane, these stories exhibit his ability to transform the full range of human experience in ways that are instructive, surprising, and relentlessly entertaining. Here are animated crows, a criminal monkey, and an iceman, as well as the dreams that shape us and the things we might wish for. Whether during a chance reunion in Italy, a romantic exile in Greece, a holiday in Hawaii, or in the grip of everyday life, Murakami’s characters confront grievous loss, or sexuality, or the glow of a firefly, or the impossible distances between those who ought to be closest of all.

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My Two Year Long TBR List

Whats Up, Bookworms?

If you read my old post, How To Get Rid Of Your Reading Slump, then you would know that I’ve had a reading slump for two whole years! Throughout this time I would just buy books to compensate for my need to read. However, in these past months, I’ve managed to break through that horrible ordeal SUCCESSFULLY! So, I decided that the best way to put this behind me is to read all those books I bought whether I’d like them or not! Continue reading My Two Year Long TBR List