Man, Murakami really makes you work for this one. About 300 pages longer than it needs to be, chapters that seem like unnecessary rehearsals of prior moments, and some tedious “when does this get where it’s going” tension.
10 from when I was an angsty teenager. Rereading 20 years later, and damn this book has some boring, lecture-heavy moments.
Still, the world created and the government machinations laid the framework for a million dystopian th...Read More