quotes from Norwegian Wood: ‘If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.’. The publication of the novel caused such a sensation in Japan that novelist Haruki Murakami was obligated to quit his native journey and move to the United . Norveska suma [Haruki Murakami] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I danas je medju mladima u Japanu najcitanija Murakamijeva knjiga.

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Then there is future and life. Those warm afternoons and cool mornings are a bittersweet Beatlesque void in my mind. Things will go where they’re supposed to go if you just let them take their natural course. Whenever he felt like it, he would get an overnight permission and go girl-hunting or spend the night at his girlfriend’s flat.

I started sleeping with one of the girls at school, but that didn’t last six months. With my eyes closed, I would touch norvesia familiar book and draw its fragrance deep inside me. The sad truth is that what I could recall in 5 seconds all too soon needed 10, then 30, then a full minute – like shadows lengthening at dusk. Then she bent over and carefully retied her laces. But the lyrics tell the truth. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: Murakami had always been a closed door for me.

Was it the right thing to do? The plot, in all its boring and barely existing glory: He was her soulmate and now she is rudderless in a sea of uncertainty.

This was just a feeling I had, not a clear memory. Then she turns to me and smiles, and norvewka her head just a little, and begins to speak, and she looks into my eyes as if trying to catch the image of a minnow that has darted across the pool of a limpid spring. But I could never find the words to express myself. It is something I have to take on all by myself. The scenery was the last thing on my mind. What do you mean by that? Real people would be ashamed of themselves doing that.


Reading Norwegian Wood is like waking suka on a winter morning, opening the window and getting hit in the face by an invigorating blast norveskw icy East Wind.

Ahruki, intelligent, funny, caring, she always dressed with immaculate good taste. That’s what I mean by possibility. Scott Fitzgerald, Raymond Chandler, but I didn’t see anyone else in my lectures or the dorm reading writers like that. It snowed several times in February. Is Toru a copy of Nagaswa?

Norwegian Wood Quotes Showing of The simply seductive prose of the book calls for a sensory reading. Some of his novels take their titles from songs: Jul 11, Yulia rated it it was ok Shelves: I know it’s going to save me if anything will.

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I had met her a few times and found her to be very nice. Toru, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before. With the brilliant Vietnamese summer as a setting Vertical Ray of the Sun is beautiful from beginning xuma end.

The narration was very intimate and vivid.

Norwegian Wood Quotes

Search for ” Noruwei no mori ” on Amazon. These events are set against a backdrop of civil unrest. Then I opened my eyes and the wall reappeared. I doubt if I can really love anybody. But when the age of legal adulthood was reduced to 18, turning 21 no longer had the same significance it once had. I sometimes got the feeling he must be taking out each tooth and washing it, one at a time.


In a most indolent manner, the book begins with our narrator Toru Watanabe, catching the strains of an orchestral version of The Beatles’ ‘Norwegian wood’ on a flight to Hamburg and beginning to reminisce about a certain girl named Naoko, from the days of his youth in Tokyo.

My words are just fillers.

That’s what I’m looking for. Despite his love for Naoko, Watanabe finds himself attracted to Midori as well. This was a mistake. The others in the dorm thought I wanted to be a writer because I was always alone with a book, but I had no such ambition.

And not in a good wa “Those were strange days, now that I look back at them. I pulled her bedding from the closet, spread it on the mat floor, and put her in beneath the covers. That they would fall in love and not nirveska a deep, dark well. Read sometimes for the words – the language. On New Year’s Eve we had rice cakes and soup like everybody else.

I had nothing to do and nowhere to be. I had to face syma barrage of stupid questions in the evening – what position had we used? Other times, I simply couldn’t hear what she was saying.