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ShelfRighteous
Norwegian Wood | Haruki Murakami
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Exactly halfway into this book and still dont know how I feel about it. Any of you who has read it, drop in a comment about how you liked it😊

CuriousG I read it years ago and honestly don't remember much of the plot, but I do remember loving it despite it being very odd 5d
ShelfRighteous @CuriousG Atleast I'm not the only one who thinks its odd🙈 5d
CuriousG I haven't read any other Murakami, but my understanding is that odd is the norm for him 😊 5d
ShelfRighteous @CuriousG I'm going to need serious motivation to pick up other of his works after this it seems! But I'll surely read atleast one other book of his before I pass a judgement😁 5d
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shammi.dc10
Kafka on the Shore | Haruki Murakami
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Two central characters of the book having a conversation for the very first time!!!

This is a fairly long book, you have to go slow to really follow what's happening and enjoy it!!!

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shammi.dc10
Kafka on the Shore | Haruki Murakami
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With simple lines, Murakami says big things!!!

These lines were said by Oshima, a very brilliant and intelligent characters.

Oshima had an enclopydic knowledge of books, such an amazing characters and her arc throughout the book amazes you!!

I wish I had the mind of Oshima!!

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Cathythoughts
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“.......And in the movement of the sun , I felt something I hardly know how to name ;
something huge, cosmic love . “

TrishB Beautiful ❤️ 2w
Cinfhen That‘s gorgeous 2w
Cathythoughts @TrishB @Cinfhen I love how he goes cosmic sometimes & then very ordinary life too. 👍🏻♥️♥️ 2w
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Cathythoughts
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#AyupAugust #Somethinggood I‘m reading my 2d book by Murakami & I cant explain why but there is #somethinggood that happens to me as I read him ... I feel less stressed , less worried , like there is more space inside of me & around me 🤷🏻‍♀️ it‘s true ! I like the feeling

TrishB That‘s a wonderful sentiment ♥️ 2w
JennyM Reading is magic ❤️ 2w
Freespirit I love his books too...they are a magical journey...so surreal 🥰 2w
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Tanisha_A That description of the effect of reading Murakami is 👌! 2w
batsy Love that description of having more space inside and around you 💫 2w
erzascarletbookgasm What an interesting and lovely way of explaining your feeling when reading Murakami! ❤️ 2w
emilyhaldi Gosh, so many people rave about this book that I bought it earlier this year. I'm a bit nervous about the fantasy element though so have been scared to pick it up.... Youre definitely inspiring me 😁✨ 2w
squirrelbrain I have this on my TBR shelf - I really need to get to it soon... never read any Murakami but you‘re inspiring me! 😘 2w
BarbaraBB I am so happy you‘re enjoying Murakami. His writing is so clean indeed. This one is my favorite! 2w
Cinfhen I‘ve never tried Murakami, for some reason I‘m totally put off by him🤷🏼‍♀️but like the others, you‘re inspiring me (edited) 2w
Cathythoughts @TrishB thanks ♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @JennyM that‘s for sure 👍🏻❤️ 2w
Cathythoughts @Freespirit so magical indeed !! 👍🏻 2w
Cathythoughts @batsy thanks! I feel I‘m living in the novel 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm thanks Jessie. He has a strong impact 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @BarbaraBB I‘ve only also read Killing Commendatore - also loved it. 2w
Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain @emilyhaldi @Cinfhen will be dying to know what ye think ..... I‘d say it‘s definitely a marmite 2w
Cathythoughts @Tanisha_A Thanks!! He‘s brilliant 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Tamra I hope you love it! 2w
Cathythoughts @Tamra I think I do !! So far it‘s brilliant & a page turner 2w
youneverarrived Love this description ♥️ 2w
Reggie This made me 😊. Here‘s to hoping we all have a book like that! 2w
Centique I feel the same way! It‘s like a deep breath of fresh, clean air reading Murakami 😍. I think it‘s to do with the sharp focus of his writing and yet there‘s always someone or something gentle and soft in his books - like he‘s put a purring cat there on your knee! 2w
Cathythoughts @youneverarrived 👍🏻♥️♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @Reggie yes!! Bring it on ! We all want books that make us feel like this ♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @Centique such a beautiful way of putting it Paula ♥️♥️♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @Centique I won‘t be able to read him now without thinking of the cat there on my knee ♥️ 2w
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Cathythoughts
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It‘s raining ! Feeling a bit flu- like 🤧😷. Bed , book, mulled wine ....

mcipher Feel better! 2w
Cathythoughts @mcipher thankyou 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Eggs Wine is the cure-all eh? 🍷 2w
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BiblioLitten Hope you feel better soon! 💕 2w
ValerieAndBooks Hope you feel better soon! How is the book! It‘s in my TBR! 2w
Lcsmcat I hope you feel better, but it‘s a good excuse to cuddle up with a good book. 2w
Cathythoughts @Eggs 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @BiblioLitten thankyou ! ♥️👍🏻 2w
Cathythoughts @ValerieAndBooks thanks!! Book is really good. It‘s my second of his ... another page turner 2w
batsy Take care and feel better ❤️🌻 2w
Cathythoughts @Lcsmcat thanks & yes it is definitely that 👍🏻♥️ 2w
hilded Hope you feel better soon :) 2w
Cathythoughts @batsy thanks! I‘m in the right place 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @hilded thanks 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Leftcoastzen Feel better, sounds like you are doing all you can. 2w
Cathythoughts @Leftcoastzen thanks! I‘m in a good place. It‘s only a flu ... Thankyou X 2w
youneverarrived Great book! Feel better ♥️ 2w
Cathythoughts @youneverarrived thanks!! Book is good 👍🏻♥️ 2w
Birdsong28 Hope you feel better soon 😘📚📖 2w
JennyM Feel better xxxx 2w
Chelsea.Poole Feel better☕️ 2w
AmyRebecca Have wanted to read this 2w
Cathythoughts @Birdsong28 it‘s tomorrow & feeling better already ! Thank X 2w
Cathythoughts @JennyM thanks Jenny X 2w
Cathythoughts @Chelsea.Poole Thankyou!! And the warm cups of tea & coffee definitely help 😁 2w
Cathythoughts @AmyRebecca it‘s good .. I‘d love to hear your thoughts when you get there 👍🏻♥️ 2w
CarolynM Hope you're feeling better❤️ 2w
Cathythoughts @CarolynM thanks! I am ! I had a good sleep & that seemed to go the trick 👍🏻♥️ 2w
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyAug19 Day 5: #Balloon
I am posting a day early as I will lose several hours offline while traveling from San Francisco to Singapore (with an 11-hour layover in Beijing, ugh!).

TrishB That long stop on the way home is s killer! When all you want by then is to be home....safe journey. 2w
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Cathythoughts
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More Murakami ! He is definitely weird ( but I‘m not throwing out this baby with the bath water) he really gets us humans in so many ways I can relate to ....
I see good reviews on Litsy ... and so far I‘m under his spell for the 2d time now ... I did love Killing Commendatore too

CaitlinR “The better you were able to imagine what you wanted to imagine, the farther you could flee from reality.” I loved this book.
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Cathythoughts @CaitlinR great quote !! He is very quotable. And I love his ‘ overthinking passages ‘ ... the polka dotted tie passage .... he really does the ‘ overthinking ‘ well 👍🏻♥️ so true to life (edited) 2w
SpaceCowboyBooks While I enjoyed this book I felt like he left too many loose ends. Hard Boiled Wonderland was much better. 2w
Cathythoughts @SpaceCowboyBooks oh no !! I can‘t tap your spoiler till I‘m finished .... 😬patience is not my virtue - but I‘m waiting till the end 👍🏻♥️ (edited) 2w
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shammi.dc10
Kafka on the Shore | Haruki Murakami
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If only my mother cared for me as much as she cares for these dogs, If Only!!! 😣😣😐🥺

SW-T The dogs are furry. No one can compete...except maybe a cat 🤔 2w
shammi.dc10 @SW-T I agree!! 2w
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Tex2Flo
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#bookishbingo
This was fun! First time I‘ve been able to gather my thought for a bingo.

Samplergal Is that supposed to be from the last year? I was confused 🤷🏽‍♀️. I put my first book that I just finished in August. 🤦🏼‍♀️ 2w
Tex2Flo Dunno. I just interpreted it to be anniversary year. 2w
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