Wind / Pinball by Haruki Murakami


These two short novellas were the first works published by Murakami and are now back in print. They tell about a young guy and his friend, Rat, and touch on a lot of themes – friendship, loneliness, inertia, vocation, and love. I liked parts of both pieces because they hint at what Murakami’s writing will become. I also found them rambling, which his work can be. But I was more aware I was on a ride, rather than just enjoying it.

Gwenamon says: OK


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bookworm, confidante, creative director, cyclist, global wanderer, music lover, shutterbug, shoe shopper, snowboarder, writer, yoga geek. i'm also a very proud mama of a lil mister named james.
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