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国境の南、太陽の西 Kokkyō no minami taiyō no nishiFollowing the massive complexity of The Wind Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami's best selling award winning novel comes this deceptively simple love story a contemporary rendering of the romance in which a boy finds and then loses a girl only to meet her again years laterHajime Beginning in Japanese was an atypical only child growing up in a conventional middle class suburb Shimamoto herself an only child was cool and self possessed precocious. The other night a friend mentioned she is reading '184' at the moment and it got me all nostalgic for a Murakami experience So choosing one at random of the ever diminishing list of Murakami's I haven't read yet I chose 'South of the Border West of the Sun'What do you get Unsurprisingly a story that is Murakami There is an every man protagonist mysterious lady from the past jazz university protests people with deformities I could go on or just use the Murakami Bingo Desipite being so Murakami that it could have been achieved via a cutpaste exercise from his other novels I still enjoyed it I just love Murakami Plot wise it most reminds me of 'Norwegian Wood' especially that it has no weird story elements It's just a straight our universe no funny business at all Murakami Indeed reading it I thought of it as a proto Norwegian Wood like a practice piece But looking at his Wikipedia page I see that he wrote it two novels after 'Norwegian Wood' Oh well So overall this was a likeable read but probably only recommended for fans who have read the major works The others offer so much

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Rets she is loath to reveal And so reckless with enchantment and lust Hajime prepares to risk everything in order to consummate his first love and to experience a life he's dreamed of but never had a chance to realize Bittersweet passionate and ultimately redemptive South of the Border West of the Sun is an intricate examination of desire illuminating the persistent power of childhood and memory in matters of the heart From the Hardcover editio. the sad truth is that certain types of things can’t go backward Once they start going forward no matter what you do they can’t go back the way they were If even one little thing goes awry then that’s how it will stay forever South of the Border West of the Sun is a short novel by Haruki Murakami Here we read the story of one Hajime's journey from childhood to middle age The novel explores themes of post war capitalism and culture in Japan in the 20th century infidelity in relationships and unreuited love besides usual Murakami esue themes of alienation loneliness and longingThe story gets its name from the Nat King Cole song by the name of South of the Border Jazz music is a central to the themes in the story as we sit back in dazzling jazz bars sipping cocktails listening to Nat King Cole and Duke EllingtonMeanwhile West of the Sun part of the title refers to a disease called Siberian hysteria In the text Shimamoto describes Siberian Hysteria a nervous disorder using an analogy where as a farmer who operates on a dry and barren run with the horizon North West South and East He conducts himself in the same routine day after day year after year Eventually he becomes hysteric walking East until he faints from exhaustion and passes away Nat King Cole Hajime was born in post war Japan at a time when the country's economy was thriving and a baby boom happened when the birth rate was significantly high and the number of families with single child were rare Hajime being a single child is shown to suffer from a degree of alienation due to this and develops a relationship with books and music In comes Shimatoto also a single child with whom he develops a friendship Unfortunately circumstances separate the two children at a young age For a while is a phrase whose length can't be measuredAt least by the person who's waiting We watch Hajime spiral through life in his semi isolation as he struggles with his longing for the past with Shimatoto Eventually she returns to his life only Hajime is now 36 and a father of two Shimatoto remains a metaphor for the what ifs and what might have beens of unreuited loveI didn't enjoy this as much as some of Murakami's other novels Yet it was a worthwhile read on 20th century Japanese culture and the trademark Murakami soundtrack allowed me to finish the novel with relative ease My lack of interest in the plot may be due to my inability to relate to the characters and themes in the storyHappy reading

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review 国境の南、太陽の西 Kokkyō no minami taiyō no nishi Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Following the massive complexity of The Wind Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami's best selling award winning novel comes this deceptively simple love story a contemporary rendering of the romance inIn the extreme After school these childhood sweethearts would listen to records hold hands and talk about their future Then despite themselves in the way peculiar to adolescents they grew apart seemingly for goodNow facing middle age finally content after years of aimlessness Hajime is a successful nightclub owner a husband and father when he suddenly is reunited with Shimamoto propelled into the mysteries of her life and confronted by dark sec. Kokkyō no minami Taiyō no nishi South of the border west of the sun Haruki Murakami South of the Border West of the Sun is a short novel by Japanese author Haruki Murakami Publication date 1992 The novel tells the story of Hajime starting from his childhood in a small town in Japan Here he meets a girl Shimamoto who is also an only child and suffers from polio which causes her to drag her leg as she walks They spend most of their time together talking about their interests in life and listening to records on Shimamoto's stereo Eventually they join different high schools and grow apart They are reunited again at the age of 36 Hajime now the father of two children and owner of two successful jazz bars in Aoyama the trendy part of Tokyoتاریخ نخستین خوانش بیست و پنجم ماه نوامبر سال 2016 میلادیعنوان جنوب مرز، غرب خورشید؛ نویسنده هاروکی موراکامی؛ مترجم کیوان سلطانی؛ تهران، نشر بدیل؛ 1393، در 179 ص؛ شابک 9786009423033؛ موضوع داستانهای نویسندگان ژاپنی سده 20 معنوان جنوب مرز، غرب خورشید؛ نویسنده هاروکی موراکامی؛ مترجم سلماز سولماز بهگام؛ مشهد، ترانه دانیال دامون؛ 1394، در 272 ص؛ شابک 9786007061091؛ نقل از متن همه همین‌طور پشت‌ سر هم ناپدید می‌شوند بعضی چیزها یک‌باره محو میشوند، انگار ناگهان آنها را برچیده‌ اند بعضی دیگر به آهستگی در مه، کم‌رنگ‌تر و کم‌رنگ‌تر می‌شوند و تنها چیزی که باقی می‌ماند کویر است وقتی از بار بیرون آمدم، چیزی به طلوع خورشید نمانده بود، و بارانی ملایم، بر خیابان اصلی «آئویاما» می‌بارید بیش از حد خسته بودم قطرات باران، بی‌ هیچ صدایی، ساختمان‌های بلند را خیس می‌کرد، ساختمان‌هایی که مثل سنگ قبر، کنار هم ردیف شده بودند اتومبیلم را، در پارکینگ بار گذاشتم، و پیاده مسیر خانه را پیش گرفتم در میان راه، بر لبه ی حفاظ کنار خیابان نشستم، و کلاغ بزرگی را تماشا کردم، که نشسته بر یک چراغ راهنمایی، قارقار می‌کرد ساعت چهار صبح، خیابان آشفته، و کثیف به نظر می‌رسید سایه‌ ی تباهی، و گسیختگی، همه‌ جا در کمین نشسته بود، و من هم بخشی از آن بودم مثل سایه‌ ای که بر دیوار افتاده باشد پایان نقل موراکامی بسیار محبوب است، و برخی منتقدان نیز آثار او را مهم می‌دانند آثار ایشان معمولاً مایه‌ هایی از سورئالیسم دارند و به موضوعاتی از قبیل از خود بیگانگی می‌پردازد ا شربیانی