Norwegian Wood

400 pages

English language

Published Nov. 16, 2011 by Penguin Random House.

ISBN:
9781448103706

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4 stars (4 reviews)

6 editions

Review of 'Norwegian Wood' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

To me, this is a book about coming of age under very difficult emotional circumstances. It's a tale told in a simple and straightforward manner, without surreal elements like those found in other Murakami novels. It's full of sympathetic characters, trying to do the best they can do, and I suspect that this is the reason I didn't feel sad while reading it, even though there's plenty of sad events in the story. A beautiful melancholic novel well worth reading.

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Subjects

  • Fiction, romance, contemporary
  • Japan, fiction
  • Near and far eastern fiction (fictional works by one author)