by Haruki Murakami
Translated by Jay Rubin
was published in 1987
Genre: Literary fiction
As you may know, Haruki Murakami is my favorite Japanese author. I have read several books by him, for instance his latest Killing Commendatore.
So I couldn’t resist when I discovered through Still an Unfinished Person that there was such a thing as a Murakami Online Book Club. They were reading Norwegian Wood, so I joined, as I don’t recall actually reading it.
Here below, I’ll share my review, plus some notes and quotes.
Skip my notes if you haven’t read the book and want to avoid spoilers.
(Giordano Bruno #4)
by S.J. Parris
UK release 8/14/2014
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I had been enjoying the Giordano Bruno series by S. J. Parris in audiobooks. Volume 4, Treachery, finally available in the US in 2019, after apparently being released much earlier in the UK, is still not available in audio in my library, so I decided to read it instead.
Maybe it’s because I read it instead of listening to it, but I found it slightly less enjoyable than the first three books. I found it a bit slow to really start. The whole book could really have been shorter than 540 pages!
Though as usual, the author did a great job at setting up the context and the characters.
by Marie Benedict
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I have enjoyed several books by Marie Benedict, for instance Carnegie’s Maid, and as I knew nothing about Clementine Churchill, I decided to read this author’s latest historical novel, Lady Clementine.