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LITERATURE: Hard-Boiled Wonderland – Finale

Overall, this book probably demanded more concentrated reading than I was able to give it. While I did not lose the trail of the stories, I obviously was not so enamored of them that I let some other things go … Continue reading

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LITERATURE: Hard-Boiled Wonderland – Telling?

Not nuts about this, after over 350 pages and into the home stretch, that Murakami appears to explain all the goings on that up until this time, we are guessing and forming our own opinions about. Starting with Chapter 25, … Continue reading

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LITERATURE: Hard-Boiled Wonderland – At Long Last

Finally, I’ve reached a concept in the book that really struck me. This dialog between the narrator and his shadow, the shadow slowly dying, still planning its escape, yet anxious to relay what he’s learned since separated from the narrator: … Continue reading

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LITERATURE: Murakami’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of the World

First of all, let me say that I’ve been reading this book like forever, or at least it seems that way. To be fair, my mind had been retrained to seek the immediate resolution of flash fiction and thus a … Continue reading

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Finale

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Pre-Finale

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Plot

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Detail

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Style

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Duality

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Philosophy

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Telling

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – More Metaphor & Marquez

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – Metaphor

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LITERATURE: Kafka on the Shore – The Judge in Japan

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