Norwegian Wood

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Nostalgic tale of love, choice, and growing up.

This poignant coming-of-age novel, set against the backdrop of the 1960s in Tokyo, beautifully captures the complexities of love, loss, and the decisions that shape our futures. Through the eloquent prose of Haruki Murakami, the reader is transported to a world of youthful longing and uncertainty. Norwegian Wood is a nostalgic journey that will resonate with anyone seeking to understand the profound impact of first love and the true cost of choosing between two paths.

Norwegian Wood

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ISBN: 9780099554547
Publisher: Vintage Books
Date of Publication: 2010-11-28
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 4.02
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First American Publication. This stunning and elegiac novel by the author of the internationally acclaimed Wind-Up Bird Chronicle has sold over 4 million copies in Japan and is now available to American audiences for the first time. It is sure to be a literary event.Toru, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before.Toru begins to adapt to campus life and the loneliness and isolation he faces there, but Naoko finds the pressures and responsibilities of life unbearable.As she retreats further into her own world, Toru finds himself reaching out to others and drawn to a fiercely independent and sexually liberated young woman. A poignant story of one college student's romantic coming-of-age, Norwegian Wood takes us to that distant place of a young man's first, hopeless, and heroic love.
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Nostalgic tale of love, choice, and growing up.

This poignant coming-of-age novel, set against the backdrop of the 1960s in Tokyo, beautifully captures the complexities of love, loss, and the decisions that shape our futures. Through the eloquent prose of Haruki Murakami, the reader is transported to a world of youthful longing and uncertainty. Norwegian Wood is a nostalgic journey that will resonate with anyone seeking to understand the profound impact of first love and the true cost of choosing between two paths.