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Killing Commendatore
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Chili
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Omg!!! @thebluestocking Thank you so much!!! This is awesome! I love everything!! All this plus The Priory of the Orange Tree for my kindle.(my daughter snagged it and is reading it now) Thank you! My insomnia has kicked in, so it‘s a perfect time to start reading Killing Commendatore. I love Murakami and have wanted this book for so long. Thank you!! #MysteryMessageSwap

gradcat I like your cards & bookmarks...really nice. ♥️ 1d
thebluestocking Yay! I‘m so glad you like it!!! I had fun putting it together. 💙💙💙 1d
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KatieDid927
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Well-ReadNeck
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyApr19 Day 26: The truth as a #Symbol. Murakami is a hit or miss for me. I did not particularly enjoy the only novel of his that I read - title escapes me now, but perhaps one has to be in the right headspace to really appreciate him. Regardless, I am still collecting most of his novels in the hopes that I acquire a taste for them.

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Me too 🙋‍♀️ Ive read The Wind Up Bird Chronicle and Colorless Tsusuro (or something) and liked them, but theyre hard work. I keep thinking I‘ll fall in love and keep trying. 2mo
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Jamesmelvinmitchell
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Pickpick

This is one of the best authors in the world today, I haven‘t read anything by him I haven‘t enjoyed. This bizarre story is a stunning work of imagination. Next I‘m on to IQ84 wish me luck.

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Cogsworth
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
Pickpick

Really good book

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LiterRohde
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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“‘If I can draw you the right way, maybe you'll be able to see yourself through my eyes,‘ I said, ‘If all goes well, of course.‘

‘That's why we need pictures.‘

‘You're right - that's why we need pictures. Or literature, or music, or anything of that sort.‘”

#QuotsyMar19 | 9: #Observation

📷: Made with Typorama

gradcat I love this quote ❤️ 3mo
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suvata
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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What can I say, it‘s Murakami at his finest! This may be his best book yet. Of course, that‘s easy to say when I just finished it and it‘s fresh in my mind. Haruki Murakami absolutely deserves a #Pulitzer. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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QuintusMarcus
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After his last two boring books, I'm glad to see Murakami return to his famous flights of fancy. Killing Commendatore is classic Murakami, with a nearly affectless hero, mysterious collaborators, spirits, and most important, dark and mysterious holes in the ground. Murakami also tipped his hand to what I think must be one of his sources--Ueda Akinari's Tales of Moonlight and Rain, an 18th century collection of supernatural stories. Loved it!

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suvata
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Up next: My February pick — listening to audio and reading print book at the same time. I love doing that.
#LoveMurakami

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Phoebusito
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
Pickpick

As nuts as ever but I just love how he writes and his books are so different from anything else I read

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bg_reads
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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My kids and I went to the library this evening and these were my choices! Has anyone read either? They're both on the long side so I must assume I won't get through both before I have to return them. That being said, which should I start with? 🤔

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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Mehso-so

Hard to review. There were bits I adored so much, including the overall plot and themes, but Murakami‘s view of women particularly preteen girls just ruined it in so many places. The idea of a 13yo talking about her breasts to a man she‘s never met for PAGES was completely ridiculous, it icked me out. I love the magic realism and the ideas but I wish Murakami would just never mention women, I can‘t read books where every woman is this ridiculous.

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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Lost track of time a little for #24b4monday but think I‘m around the 4/5 hour mark? Should have used my timer more carefully!

I‘ll finish this book today if it‘s the last thing I do! Need to crack on and get through it. @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

Andrew65 A great time whichever it is. 😊 5mo
TheReadingMermaid I like your spirit sweetheart! 🤘🏻😆🤘🏻 5mo
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MamaJody
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
Mehso-so

Not my favourite Murakami. His obsession with ore-pubescent girls‘ breasts is disturbing, to say the least. I found the resolution very unsatisfying as well. #aroundtheyearin52books

Emilymdxn I‘m halfway through and finding it the same. I loved the plot but really really needed him to stop talking about young girls like that 5mo
MamaJody @Emilymdxn It‘s really creepy. I find the way he writes anything sexual very “off”. It makes me very uncomfortable. 5mo
Emilymdxn I was excited at the beginning of this book cause I thought a book about a lonely man living in a house in the middle of nowhere couldn‘t have any creepy sex in it. Wtf 13yo girl starts talking about her breasts with a man she‘s just met? Why does his wife remind him of his dead kid sister? 5mo
MamaJody @Emilymdxn And of course the natural and appropriate response to that by the adult man was to start talking about his penis, right? Just no. 5mo
Gezemice I finished my first Murakami, Norwegian Wood, a couple weeks ago. I liked it but I don‘t think he is my style overall. 5mo
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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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#24b4monday @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

I‘m at about 3 hours now, pushing on through lunch with this one. Starting to wonder if I‘ll be reading this book for the rest of my life...

Qpri That‘s exactly how I felt reading 1Q84. Somehow Murakami gets his hooks in ya, and the only way out is forward 🙃 5mo
Emilymdxn @Qpri I‘ve read all the other Murakami I‘ve read by audio and I wasn‘t prepared for how much slower physically reading it would be! 5mo
Qpri Ahhh... and I never realized audio might be faster for these 😅 5mo
TheReadingMermaid Great start sweetie! 👍🏻 5mo
Andrew65 Going well, well peen and good luck. 🙌 5mo
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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Lunchtime murakami with my new eco-friendly sandwich bag - no more cling film or metal foil! It was a gift from a friend and it‘s so cute.

Finally over half way through Killing Commendatore, hoping I can finish it in the readathon this weekend. I definitely need to read something short next

Weaponxgirl Oh yay I love those sandwich bags! 5mo
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Sheasgirl
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Pickpick

Killing Commendatore is the kind of book that I can enjoy if I don‘t try to overthink everything in the writing and the story, and I just let myself go where the Author takes me.

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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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There are plenty of things in history that are best left in the shadows. Accurate knowledge does not improve people‘s lives. The objective does not necessarily surpass the subjective, you know. Reality does not necessarily extinguish fantasy.

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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Lunchtime reading break. I‘m still feeling not quite over being sick - trying to focus on health a lot but ugh can‘t I just skip it and be healthy?? Not pictured: green juice, apple, pear and homemade soup. Just call me Gwyneth Paltrow

Making slow progress on this one. Trying not to be disheartened by how long it‘s gonna take me and just let myself enjoy it - but I don‘t often read books this huge so it‘s a bit of a change

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Redheadrambles
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Panpan

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I just don‘t think I will ever be a Murakami fan, this is the third book of his I have tried and I think it likely to be my last.
Very simply this needs editing, there is no reason this story needed to be 700 pages. Its excruciatingly tiresome in the final quarter and I am not even going to dwell on his rather irksome need to focus on breast size at every opportunity.... anyway the cover was a delight:)

britt_brooke 😆 I love and appreciate your honest review! I‘ve only read two Murakamis - one fiction (meh) and one nonfiction (enjoyed). I felt similarly about Norwegian Wood as you did about this, I think. 5mo
Redheadrambles @britt_brooke Norwegian Wood is one of the ones I read and I found it a much more worthwhile endeavour plotwise and lengthwise but it still didn‘t wow me ... 5mo
britt_brooke @Redheadrambles That‘s really good to know - thanks! I‘ll try his fiction again at some point probably but not anytime soon. 5mo
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ClairesReads I love your reviews- always so honest! Glad this is done for you! 5mo
Redheadrambles @ClairesReads so am I ! Keen to see what you make of it when you get to it ... 5mo
ClairesReads @Redheadrambles yes! I‘m hoping I‘ll like it more than you- which conceivably I might because I generally enjoy Murakami...I‘m intrigued 5mo
Redheadrambles @ClairesReads I sincerely hope so too as it‘s a fair investment in time. I did enter a nice sort of Murakami zone for the first 3/4 but then I lost it ;) 5mo
ClairesReads @Redheadrambles hope you‘re on to more exciting horizons now 😊 5mo
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Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Loving my #Murakami shelfie! Diana #Gabaldon is the shelf underneath it. I don‘t know why it makes me so happy to look at it, but it does.

Emilymdxn He‘s written so many books! I really want to read all of them one day but I have a long way to go 5mo
suvata @Emilymdxn just go for it. Try reading one book a month. Many of them are pretty long but, some of them are very short and quick reads. 5mo
bookandcat Love the shelfie! Apparently those newer Murakami pb covers connect into a bigger picture that are supposed to evoke his universe (if you lay them out side by side)! 5mo
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suvata @bookandcat Wow! Thanks for that information. I had no idea. I‘m going to go check it out now. (edited) 5mo
StephanieGeiser I love that little cat head statue!! 4mo
suvata @StephanieGeiser It seemed kind of “Murakami-ish” to me. 😆 4mo
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Emilymdxn
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I‘m feeling 90% better after being sick all week. I was gonna be out tonight but I sacked it off, I want to rest and make sure I get truly well.

This is VERY Murakami - a contemplative divorced artist has unsettling yet philosophical magic realist encounters with a mysterious rich man while every woman he‘s ever met is unreliable, sexual and very dependent on him. I always love his books even tho the women make me fume

BlameJennyJane Glad you‘re feeling better! 5mo
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Emilymdxn
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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#hellothursday @wanderinglynn

1. 🇬🇧 Britain (unfortunately!)
2. 🇬🇷 Greece, the odyssey, and 🇯🇵 Japan, killing commendatore and I just finished 🇦🇺 Australia, nine perfect strangers
3. Ooooooh hard one. Current fave Naomi Klein is Canadian 🇨🇦 but idk where she actually lives
4. My main dreams are Bolivia 🇧🇴 and Japan 🇯🇵! I just recently went to Poland 🇵🇱 and Sweden 🇸🇪

🥰🥰🥰 so much wanderlust 🌍, so little money 💰

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 🌎 5mo
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Emilymdxn
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Thank you to everyone putting up with me posting 1000x a minute while I‘m sick. I‘m a big extrovert so being home for 3 days drives me mad - you give me community and make me feel like I‘m not just lonely on the sofa!

Murakami is up to his old sexist tricks, 7% in and he‘s already fallen in love with a woman who reminds him of his dead 12yo sister, but as always I love the style and have to read it. He‘s the one sexist I just can‘t stop reading

ephemeralwaltz Same! He's the best worst 5mo
ephemeralwaltz Hope you're feeling better soon! :( 5mo
Emilymdxn @ephemeralwaltz he‘s my guilty pleasure 🙄 thanks so much babe! 5mo
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Emilymdxn
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I just sort of clicked this at random to read next on my kindle. Was starting a surreal 700 page monster of a book the best idea when I‘m in bed with a chest infection? Possibly not but I‘ve started it now, who knows how much progress I‘ll make

EastWind76 Feel better soon! 5mo
Simona It‘s big, but very readable. Take care of yourself 😘 5mo
Emilymdxn @EastWind76 thank you! 5mo
Emilymdxn @Simona I‘m finding that! I always love Murakami‘s style and his worlds - I‘ve tried to dislike him for his female characters before but I always come back to him 5mo
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BookBabe
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#BookNDinner! @MrBook went to the bookstore on the way home and got me a present! It looks great. Anyone here read it? It‘s about an artist! 😍🎨

Dinner tonight is empanadas: 2 each of beef, chicken, pork (I like variety). Paired with a guava shake and fried plantains for dessert. Nice way to spend a rainy evening! 😋 Happy reads and happy eats!

LiterRohde I‘m waiting for my library hold on this one. Only 11 weeks to go! Interested to see what you think about it as you will probably finish before I get to it. Unless it‘s going to the bottom of TBR. 😜 (edited) 5mo
Pruzy I read it...it‘s definitely got its strengths and weaknesses. 5mo
Savedbygrace Mmmm..Are those plantains? 5mo
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CouronneDhiver Love plantains 😋 5mo
Victoriahoperose Mmm pastelillos are my fave... now I‘m hungry 😂😂😂 5mo
BookBabe @Victoriahoperose Have you tried the ones filled with guava paste and cream cheese? 🤤 😋 5mo
BookBabe @LiterRohde Ha! Gotta love those lengthy hold times. We‘ll see... @MrBook and I are in something like 7 book clubs, and I‘m also participating in a couple buddy reads on Litsy 📚 5mo
BookBabe @Pruzy I hear ya, so many do. Hopefully I‘ll like it. 5mo
Victoriahoperose I haven‘t! But, that sounds delicious. Spanish food is my favorite food. Hard to find, but so worth it!! My friend is supposed to teach me how to make some of my favorites soon 😊😊😊 5mo
BookBabe @Victoriahoperose 😋🙌🏻 5mo
Gissy 😋 5mo
kthlnmscrl It's definitely a good read. I just finished it. 😊 5mo
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MamaJody
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Very slow and ponderous, but in a good way. After my insane December (I think I finished 34 books!!), I‘m enjoying taking my time with this one. #aty2019 #aroundtheyearin52books #500plus

hilded 34 books?! That‘s more books than days in December! I knew you were on a roll, but that‘s just amazing 🥳👏🏻 5mo
Marina_h You're are a machine at times, Jody! But I fully understand enjoying taking time with a book. I'm doing the same with Russia. 5mo
MamaJody @hilded @marina_h I just checked, I sold myself short, it was 36. Frankly that‘s just insane. 😂 I‘m glad I finished 2018 with a bang but 2019 is going to be different. Chonks all round! #gimmethosechonkybooks 5mo
Marina_h That's just insane, Jody 😂 5mo
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kthlnmscrl
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First read for 2019. ♥♥ #HarukiMurakami

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Fridayfilms
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I‘ve undressed the Murakami, and look how gorgeous 😍🎨. He does not disappoint - in the first pages: a family of cats, a ghostly visitation, women with interesting features, casual sex...no sign of food preparation yet but I‘m sure it‘s to come.

BookHermit The Canadian edition is much less impressive 😕 5mo
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Abailliekaras
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I loved being back in Murakami‘s world, with a passive narrator having an existential crisis, lots of cooking, whiskey, classical music and a well (a pit in this case). The writing is smooth, matter-of-fact and beguiling - somehow propels you forward with calm dialogue & quirky moments. About facing loss, & being open to life. I was disappointed by some gratuitous scenes & poor depiction of women as objects; & it got too supernatural for me.

CouronneDhiver Interesting cover design 🤔 I like it! 6mo
Abailliekaras @CouronneDhiver I‘ve left the proper cover / dust jacket at home as we‘re down at the beach-house. 😉 6mo
batsy Existential crises, cooking, whisky, and classical/jazz music really does sum up the Murakami vibe! I enjoy those aspects, though it's been awhile since I read a book by him. 6mo
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DoonTheGoon
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My local indie bookstore is having a 40% off sale - I couldn't stay away.

Cinfhen Most Indies NEVER have a deal like that!!! Yay ❤️ 6mo
catiewithac Nice stack! 📚 6mo
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DoonTheGoon @Cinfhen I know!!! I was super surprised. Had to break my book buying ban for it hahah! 6mo
Megpyre The master plan is to sell ALL THE BOOKS before I have to count them in next weeks inventory. The. In January we start rebuilding stock levels, like new year/new bookstore. 6mo
DoonTheGoon @Megpyre YASSS I hope you sell a ton!!! 6mo
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KatieDid927
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I liked the story and the weirdness of it and enjoyed the journey so it‘s lukewarm pick. There were too many tangential storylines and characters. My biggest issue with it is best summed up by The Guardian; “...perhaps the most unfortunate aspect...is a reminder of the author‘s breast fetishism. I counted 80 mentions. Most are not-knowing-where-to-look gross and too many concern teenage girls‘ chests that haven‘t yet filled out.” 😳

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zsuzsanna_reads
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Pickpick

I have just finished this book and I cannot help noticing Subaru Foresters everywhere I go.

The plot has lost nearly all logic in this massive novel, but I enjoyed it anyway. Much of it was very intentionally or unintentionally funny. The narrator is cuckoo even by Murakami standards.

This review says it best:
https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/07/killing-commendatore-haruki-muraka...

Jess_Read_This Lol... as an owner of a Subaru Forester, I‘m rather curious about its mention in the book! 6mo
KatieDid927 Just finished this last night and have yet to post about it but omg that Guardian review is spot on. Especially the last paragraph. Having a 13 year old girl that unrealistically obsessed with breasts alone lost the book an entire star from me on Goodreads. And yeah, it meandered way too much. I liked the story at the core but good god this book needed more editing. 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads @Jess_Read_This There is a man who drives a white Subaru Forester that the narrator meets once and becomes obsessed with. He is known as... "The Man in the White Subaru Forester". All the Subaru Foresters I spotted over the last few days were driven by women ? 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads @KatieDid927 Yes, the girl's obsession and the way she would share it was even creepier than Menshiki with his telescope! I don't remember ever being that obsessed. I thought a lot of it was hilarious though. Normal reaction: "oh no there's possibly a mummified monk living in my back yard. Scream! Run! Scared!" Narrator: "so does this mean he'll want to move into the house? That will be super distracting for my painting" 6mo
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Simona
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Pickpick

Surprisingly,but this big book is a quick read and occasionally - page turner.Typical Murakami‘s story with a protagonist (painter)who is lost in the world, and while he ponders about his life, strange things starts to happening.The main thread through book is inspiration - Idea, creativity, meaning/usage of metaphors in art and in the life. Is it pitch perfect book? No, it is not,but his conversational prose is still very charming and compelling.

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Simona
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My day off - reading nest is ready❣️

JennyM Enjoy! 6mo
Simona @JennyM Thank you 😘 6mo
Naj Love your mug! 6mo
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ephemeralwaltz How lovely! 6mo
Soubhiville Wow that book cover! 6mo
Simona @Naj Me too😘 6mo
Simona @ephemeralwaltz Day off - is always lovely 😊 6mo
Simona @Soubhiville I was very surprised too when I removed dust jacket. 6mo
Cinfhen Oooh, what a lovely surprise under the jacket 😍 6mo
Simona @Cinfhen I finished it yesterday, and I think that this pale just jacket with colorful book covers is one of the most thoughtful books designs. 6mo
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KatieDid927
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Book Baaaaaarn

Crazeedi That looks so amazing, I'd love to explore! 6mo
Amiable Are you in Niantic? I live here! Only a few miles from The Book Barn. 🙂 6mo
KatieDid927 @Amiable Nice! And I am, I grew up here. My mom is about half a mile away from Book Barn. 6mo
Kaye Do you have any photos of the inside ? 6mo
KatieDid927 @kaye Didn‘t take any this trip, sorry! 6mo
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Abailliekaras
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I‘m loving this but he really doesn‘t portray women well in this one. (= mixed feelings 🤔). But a great read - especially at the beach-house with a chilled white wine! 😎

ClairesReads The best summer life 6mo
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Fridayfilms
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New Christmas reads

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KatieDid927
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1. Pins and totes.
2. Going to Connecticut.
3. Already done!
4. Mickey‘s Christmas Carol, Elf and the Christmas episode of My So-Called Life.
5. 👍🏼

#friyayintro @howjessreads

Doughtah Woot! 🙌🏻 im headed to CT, too! Have safe travels! 6mo
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KatieDid927
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Book wall at the bar for my office party. 🥂

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Abailliekaras
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Starting this with mixed feelings. I love Murakami, but my reading tastes have changed & I don‘t need more books from a man‘s perspective objectifying women. 😬 But 80 pages in, I still love his matter-of-fact tone, simple but poetic prose, Japan setting & sense of calm. 🤷🏼‍♀️

shawnmooney Will be so interested to hear your thoughts! By the way, did we originally “meet“ on Litsy? 6mo
9999 And the food in Murakami! The food! 6mo
Abailliekaras @shawnmooney I‘ll keep you posted! Yes I believe so 😊 @sskk I know - and the coffee, wine & music... 😜 6mo
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BarbaraBB That Japanese setting - I always love that, although I am a bit fed up with Murakami. After 1Q84 I decided I had read enough by him! 6mo
BarbaraBB @sskk So simple yet delicious 🍱🍜 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads This one has some really cringe worthy s*X... 6mo
Abailliekaras @zsuzsanna_reads I‘ve heard! It was nominated for the bad s*x award. 😬 6mo
Abailliekaras @BarbaraBB my podcast co-host Amanda has the same reaction after 1q84 - she‘s waiting for my verdict before reading this one! 😉 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads @Abailliekaras I'm not surprised! 6mo
Flaneurette I haven‘t started this one yet either..I fear I may have outgrown Murakami too, sad to say 😔 6mo
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zsuzsanna_reads
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Just managed to renew the audiobook. Such a relief, I definitely won't finish this in four days!

I am not sure about this latest Murakami novel yet. I love opera, so I would have thought the opera inspired title / theme would be perfect for me. There is also a strong gothic theme this time, which I would expect to like. But a quarter of the way through, I'm a lot less sure about this book than I was about others I loved by the author.

DePaepe I'm really enjoying. I've been too busy to finish it the past couple days but I'm in the last quarter of the book. I've seen several people say they didn't like it all that much. For me though it has been a delight 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads @DePaepe I don't dislike it, but it hasn't grabbed me (yet) in the way other Murakami books have. That said, it took me a while to get into Wind Up Bird too. 6mo
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mklong
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Mehso-so

This was my third Murakami novel in as many months, and it was probably one too many. If you like him, you will probably like this one too, but it suffered much in comparison to the others that I read so recently. I‘m going through a very rough time personally, so if I start listing all the things I didn‘t like right now, I would be far too mean.

Redwritinghood 💕💕 6mo
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Kenny
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My Favorite Books of 2018.

3. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami. I‘ve read a million Murakami books and before I read this I wondered if I would finally get over his whole thing, but then I read all 704 pages in 48 hours. I love when a book takes over. It was like reading Harry Potter. #BestBooks2018

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Owlizabeth
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Armchair situation: textbook studying for tomorrow‘s final, kindle for Blaze of Memory brain candy, non-fiction read Fed Up, and trying to finish Murakami by the end of the year!! I‘m a little scattered feeling tonight....

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emmaturi
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I won this book at our local English bookshop! The cover is amazing and I haven't read any of his book. Looking forward to it! #books #tbr #lovetoread

Caroline2 That is an awesome cover! What a beautiful edition to win, well done! 👏 6mo
forestofwords I haven‘t read any of his books either, but they‘re on my reading list! 6mo
emmaturi Yes I was lucky! @Caroline2 6mo
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emmaturi Not sure when I will get around to start it though! @forestofwords 6mo
Reviewsbylola Nice win! 6mo
emmaturi Thanks! I am happy with it! @Reviewsbylola 6mo
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DePaepe
Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Tonight's festivities. Dinner and #Murakami. Schubert plays in the background. I love listening to the music mentioned in Murakami's books while I read. Sets the mood. Oh, and in case you didn't know rice taste better in a ball 😜#dinnerandabook

Velvetfur That's so cool, all of it! I'll try that with the music next time I read a Murakami (I still have yet to read IQ84!) 😊 6mo
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Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Look what my library just added to their ebook collection 😍😍😍 Hard to know where to start!

mreads Must get that Haig book! Love books from the dogs pov 7mo
zsuzsanna_reads @mreads Me too! I'm writing one 😉 You could call this research. 7mo
mreads Cool! You've probably heard of The Art of Racing in the Rain. For something more goofy there's Dog On It by Spencer Quinn. 7mo
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zsuzsanna_reads @mreads I've seen Dog On It but haven't read it yet. Thanks for the recommendation! 7mo
DePaepe Haig is great! I will say the Murakami book has been wonderful so far. A third of the way through it now 6mo
zsuzsanna_reads @DePaepe Good to hear that! 6mo
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Killing Commendatore | Haruki Murakami
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Our local bookstore offered a discount card with the design of Murakami's book during the month it was released, and though it took a month for them to make it, it's pretty much worth it. Now this is a discount card I'd hold on to. 😉📚