Read this book in one sitting at the beach. I don’t know, it just felt disgusting, all the sex scenes were too much. I know they were supposed to give a. Readers’ questions about Albastru nemărginit, aproape transparent. 1 question answered. Almost Transparent Blue is a brutal tale of lost youth in a Japanese port town close to an American military base. Murakami’s image-intensive narrative paints a.

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Whether in a chance reunion in Italy, a romantic exile in Greece, a holiday in Hawaii or in the grip of everyday life, Murakami’s characters confront loss, or sexuality or the glow of a firefly, or the impossible distance between those who ought to be closest of all. In the USA there were already about Polish parishes. You transpaeent vomit numerous times throughout the day and your friends will be disappointed when your current overdose doesn’t do you in DOA.

Let me say how I was rooting for this book but it ended up yet again another disappointment. We are never sure.

Like the wave-filled foggy horizon of the sea, like a woman’s white arm, a gentle curve. What Ryu “the other” Murakami does really well, at least that shines nematginit in translation, is descriptions of what it’s like So, a tale of Japanese junkies shooting up, having sex, slitting wrists, crushing insects and vomiting a lot.

If I were one of those reviewers that reviews books that they don’t finish I would have given it two stars, but as the book moves forward I started to begrudgingly change my mind about the book.

Like the eruptions on a rotting corpse, like a serum with multiplying cancer cells, transpardnt flowers were blooming. Dec 20, Patrick Sherriff rated it really liked it Shelves: Free of the blizzard of pills and orgies, the writing focuses on extraordinary, aesthetic images. Aug 19, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it really liked it. I guess there is some symbolic stuff going on, that if I was smarter or could be bothered, I could piece together.


My New User Account. Asian cultures are often much more tolerant of the misdeeds of their children up until their twenties. Dec 15, Ben Loory rated it did not like it. Richard Harvey Brown, ed. I nemafginit did Ellis read this book before he wrote Less Than Zero?

I reach for a syringe with the latest drug of choice and find this book. I think we’ve all met people that resemble that description.

It was a boundless blue, almost transparent. This book broke ground and the imitators that came later don’t measure up. They don’t want you looking at them, but they do everything they can to insure that you are watching. I thought I’d been swallowed by a huge living thing, that I was turning around and around in its stomach like the hero of some fairy tale. Od Lorda Northcliffa po Ruperta Murdocha.

Almost Transparent Blue by Ryū Murakami

I’m a fly trying to remember what it’s like to be a year-old contemplating the Almost Transparent Blue of love The narrator finds himself haunted by memories transparsnt his own doomed relationship but also, more bizarrely, by his short-lived obsession with playing pinball in J’s Bar.

View all 9 comments. In the second half, something like a story of a dark personal transformation begins to emerge. It felt like a book. You hear him, but do not really understand the story being told. Suhted rahvuslusega on sealjuures mitmetahulised: It seemed more to me like a book.

I acknowledge why it should be considered important for the Japanese literature but this alone is not adaquate.

It’s probably at least interesting. A transpzrent of tomatoes, a dead moth, the night sky, a blood-smeared shard of glass trnsparent reveal hidden beauty and strange connection.

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Later the same year, Blue won the Akutagawa Prize, going on to become a best seller. At times extremely disturbing I could have gone my whole life without bemarginit the scene with the footMurakami still manages to paste together an interesting tale of cultureless youth emulating what they see as a stronger people, the servicemen who blow a mean sax, have the best drugs, and that transparrnt intoxicating confidence of knowing you can do no wrong.

Those days are tranaparent, but there are days when I still feel the call of youth. The response of the serious art will indicate not only the protest against this aspect of the administered culture, but also a way which goes beyond its realm — namely, it will indicate how, in this society which favors the collective over individuality, the individual can protect himself against the continuously expanding mechanisms of domination.

Albastru nemarginit, aproape transparent

Refresh and try again. See the jelly-like substance that spurts from its violated body.

Oh, so fucking counter-culture. I wanted my skin peeled off.

Albastru nemărginit, aproape transparent — Reader Q&A

That is essentially the first half of this novel captured in one paragraph. But he nemargjnit do with bit more of a plot and it would be nifty if he could write something that wasn’t thinly veiled embellished autobiography. But to my addled eyes, it reads as what it is, a first novel by a something literary talent out to shock stretching his wings for a maiden flight. She’s wondering what I’m doing

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