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All the time I was sleeping with those girls I thought about Naoko: I was thinking about kurakami two of us together, and then about myself again. I could never understand why such a smart and capable talker did not turn his talents to the broader world around him but remained satisfied to concentrate on our little trio.

Near the end I was fed up with these upheavals. Naoko bent forwards on all fours on the floor and, pressing her palms to the mat, began to cry with the force of a person vomiting. Her breakdown leads to her admission in a sanatorium. Trivia About Norwegian Wood. What if somewhere inside me there is a dark limbo where all the truly important memories are heaped and slowly turning into mud?

Refresh and try again. As long as I had bedding and a lamp, there was no need to buy a lot of furnishings. It was a challenging route. A huge, towering zelkova tree stood just inside the front gate.

Once the plane was on the ground, soft music began to flow from the ceiling speakers: Hatsumi had a pretty good idea that Nagasawa was sleeping around, but she never complained to him.


All we can do is see it through to the end and learn something from it, but what we learn will be no help in facing the next sorrow that comes to us without warning. There was nothing I wanted to be.

It is about the ghastly spectre of death and the way the people who are no longer with us, sometimes leave us in a permanent state of damage. I was used to reading late at night and sleeping until eight o’clock, so even when he started shuffling around the room and exercising, I remained unconscious – until the part where he started jumping.

Norwegian Wood Quotes

Naoko was the girlfriend of my best and only friend, Kizuki. Occasionally it weakens us permanently, paralyzes us for good, or sadly, it breaks us. The character of Reiko is also played by an actress much younger than the character in the book, but the part hasn’t been changed accordingly.

The fame achieved through Norwegian Wood had so profound an effect on the writer that he had to leave Japan and traveled across Europe and lived in the USA for some time, which murskami in the writing of Dance Dance Dance.

The moment I feel ready, I will write to you. Yes, probably, maybe, hopefully.

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Girls who shouted when they were angry. What kind of music did I like? The guys in the dorm would always tease me when I got a call from Naoko or went out on a Sunday morning. One of his earlier novels, Norwegian Wood is well-written and has a fairly straightforward plot.


We had not planned to meet but had run into each other on the Chuo commuter line. Sachi is the owner of a piano bar. Love they thought they deserved, love they didn’t know they needed.

I can’t explain it! It tells us that we are players who meet each other at the football field for a game. I probably would have wanted the same thing if our positions had been reversed.

She would lead, and I would follow close behind. Toru recalls his life mhrakami the s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki’s girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori.

Norwegian Wood

My room-mate was a cleanliness freak. I have no idea whether there was such a well.

They were always visiting each other’s homes and eating or playing mah-jong with each other’s families. What interested him were things like changes mjrakami the coastline or the completion of a new railway tunnel.

The firefly bumped against the glass sumw and tried to fly, but its light remained dim. What road do you take? The pay was good, though, and as long as I kept my body moving I could forget about the emptiness inside.