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Bookwhore Presents : Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - coldtruethoughts
Ratings at goodreads.com: 3.79* and below is the back blurb: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages. My take on the book: I have always been fascinated with the works of Haruki Murakami ever since my sister introduced me to Kafka on the Shore seven years ago. Murakami takes you into a surreal world where you can talk to cats, get symbolic dreams, have weird sex and fantasies, and combines magic with mystery. He takes us into a voyage of the subconsious mind that are oftentimes filled with suicidal tendencies bordering into falling into the deep dark pits while showing the real struggles and self-discovery that comes with it. His novels will embed in your memory. His characters, their lives – they can be surreal and real all at the same time. Going back to this book, I somehow find that it is similar to …