Monthly Archives: December 2011

Henry Miller and the Economist

Once in awhile the literaturist comes across a phrase that crosses the usual boundaries (genre, venue) and has to wonder if the more recent author had the older in mind. I came across an example in the most recent issue … Continue reading

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Reviews of 1Q84

Hey all, So I have finally let myself get to some reviews of 1Q84. If you have any recommendations as to thoughtful reviews, be my guest. As for these, they’ve all got their problems, mostly because they are all looking … Continue reading

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1Q84 Book 3, Chapters 28-30

Book 3 Chapters 28-30 Another post full of SPOILERS. So I just finished the book, and most of what I have to say is: Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Everything fit together rather nicely in the end, though I’m sure further reflection could comb … Continue reading

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1Q84 Book 3 Chapters 25-27

Book 3 Chapters 25-27 Crazy SPOILER ALERT! This is the penultimate set of chapters that I am due to read, and there are some big spoilers here. Just want to make sure that I am not ruining it for anyone. … Continue reading

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1Q84 Book 3 Chapters 22-24

Book 3, chapter 22-24   These were short chapters and so this might be a short post. It’ll also be a bit shorter cause I am in a hurry to finish the book! So close!   Ushikawa He’s getting more … Continue reading

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1Q84 Book 3 Chapters 19-21

There is something fairy-taleish about the situation Tengo, the prince, has to rescue the beautiful woman from a sort of castle. Aomame, the princess, brushes her hair a 100 times a night, like Rapunzel Ushikawa is the monster who separates … Continue reading

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1Q84 Book Three Chapters 16-18

The Endgame So going through these chapters I get the feeling that all the pieces are falling into place. It seems that the cult may be looking for someone to replace the Leader with Tengo; maybe they’ll try to set … Continue reading

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