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IQ84, Volume 3 by Haruki Murakami

IQ84, Volume 3 (original 2009; edition 2011)

by Haruki Murakami

Series: 1Q84 (3)

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Title:IQ84, Volume 3
Authors:Haruki Murakami
Info:Harvill Secker (2011), Hardcover, 368 pages
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1Q84 Book 3 by Haruki Murakami (2009)


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I don't want to give away any spoilers so I'll just say that I miss this series already. It was difficult to stop reading and now I missed I'd paced myself a bit more because there's no more left. ( )
  mirshad | May 28, 2015 |
Read July 27-30 ( )
  brleach | Jan 26, 2015 |
Per me ha avuto senso leggerlo di seguito agli altri due. Potrei dire le stesse cose che ho detto per i primi: non ci sono particolari novita', ne' incredibili rivelazioni. M. si muove con leggerezza e senza tentennamenti in questi mondi, riuscendo ad essere profondamente erotico, procedendo in modo sornione, delicato e solo leggermente disvelante. Rimane qualche interrogativo, e va bene cosi'.
La sorpresa che a volte emerge, inaspettata, e' quella che si prova sollevando la testa lungo una strada nota, e trovare invece un panorama inconsueto e sghembo.
Forse si', potrebbe diventare un classico. Ma la sensibilità giapponese e' cosi lontana da quella occidentale che penso che lungo la strada e la traduzione ci siamo persi pezzi infiniti di rimandi e liquidita' sonore. E quindi rimarra' un classico per quelli che vogliono darsi un tono.
Poi, sono d'accordo con un commento letto qui, che Murakami non è uno scrittore, è un percorso. ( )
  bobparr | Dec 14, 2014 |
Book 3 sees Aomame and Tengo united, and some questions answered.
I found this volume quite repetitive, with a "child-like" quality, although the style of overlapping chapters was well done. ( )
  TheWasp | Sep 18, 2014 |
The third and final volume of Haruki Murakami's 1Q84 concludes the story of Aomame and Tengo, as they finally find each other and escape the parallel world of 1Q84/The Cat Town. Yet, this final volume feels different from the previous two: the magical realism and surrealist elements are fewer and the addition of Ushikawa's surveillance plot basically retells the plot of the previous two volumes.

The main problem here is that Murakami does not explore any of the plotlines he spent the previous two volumes developing: the Little People, the effects of the Leader's death on Sakigaki, and the significance of the two moons for example.

Though the second volume ends on an exciting and intriguing cliff-hanger, the third volume feels repetitive and padded. The inaction that permeates this volume makes it a disappointing successor to the first two. ( )
  xuebi | May 30, 2014 |
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[...] en romanförfattares främsta uppgift är att skriva bra romaner snarare än företräda en eller annan nation, ideologi eller religion. Det anser i alla fall jag, och på denna enda grund kan jag från hjärtat rekommendera ”1Q84”.
added by Jannes | editDagens nyheter, Jonas Thente (Nov 8, 2011)
Berättelsen lunkar på i sin makliga takt, ändå kan man inte sluta läsa.
Murakami är i grunden en gammal hederlig sagoberättare. En moralist som genom sagans exempel vill lära oss någonting om den verkliga världen.

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Amitrano, GiorgioTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gräfe, UrsulaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kaminka, IkaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schaap, HesterIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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where life is like a novel
by Murakami.

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An ode to George Orwell's "1984" told in alternating male and female voices relates the stories of Aomame, an assassin for a secret organization who discovers that she has been transported to an alternate reality, and Tengo, a mathematics lecturer and novice writer.… (more)

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