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So in this book, there are 3 main characters: Trying hard to connect the dots, K concludes that both the stories suggest the existence of multiple worlds, and Sumire has left this world and entered a parallel one, perhaps to be with the other version of Miu.

Feb 16, Murat S. Sumiresputnnik aspiring writer of her own world, and Kerouac fan dresses like one of Kerousac’s book character. Sputnik Sweetheart is a powerful book and is my first experience of this author and really I can’t wait to read his next book.

She traced a circle on the table with her fingertip, as if rummaging through some special jar full of memories. This story is just so beautifully written and it’s very short. Sputnik Sweetheart, by Haruki Murakami. She and Miu were seated next to each other at one of the tables. After she graduated from a public high school in Kanagawa Prefecture, she entered the liberal arts department of a cozy little private college haruii Tokyo.

Ok so this just brought up so many emotions that I didn’t even know I had. Not only do the allegorical elements invite our interpretation, but the very shape and structure of the plot itself.


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She detested having her photograph taken – no desire to leave behind for posterity a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Wo Man. In contrary, it was an easy read for me, hours is enough to enjoy his bold and exhilarating writing.

A strange way of describing a person. They feel like modern-day fairy tales.

Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

K, the narrator, is a sober, solitary, kind and intelligent young primary-school teacher in Tokyo. This is my first time reading a Murakami novel. Sumire loved the sound of it. Which brings us to t In Sputnik Sweetheartthe author’s Western obsessions are very visible. I tried to tell her how I felt, but somehow the feelings and the right words couldn’t hruki.

Sputnik Sweetheart | Haruki Murakami

In the world of K, Sumire, and Miu, sex is often mistaken for love. It surprised me how sad it was; there was this kind of enduring sadness that stayed with me after Sweetheatt finished it. While Sumire and I were friends, I went out with two or three other girls.

Her father should have said something that his young daughter could have held on to. The writing so perfectly captured life and all the associated emotions. The event is as follows: For years I have been struggling with the perfect metaphor for when things are just not quite right, a little out of sorts. Sumire’s father hardly ever spoke of his late wife. Harry Mathews’ First Th In the infinite loneliness of space, what could the dog possibly be looking at?


Reading the book this time, in Japanese, I found myself falling in love with sweetheatt main character, Sumire, and Myu all over sweetyeart.

I have an important announcement: She has stopped dying her hair, and it is now pure white.

He loves her, but she muralami in love spuutnik an older woman. When Sumire gives up smoking, she loses her grip on things, “like some animal that’s had its furry tail sliced off”. But not for the poor beetles. What you see is a series of surreal images barely held together by threads of reason. Just a couple of photographs of her remained – a posed photo taken at her wedding and a snapshot taken right after Sumire was born.

However, halfway through the novel I encountered what was to become one of my favourite dweetheart scenes it contains a ferris wheeland from This turned out to be quite an interesting read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If she’d taken one step back, she would have melted right into the wall. Entering the world of dreams and never coming out. Losing interest, she stared up at the ceiling, and the conversation petered out.

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