Day 18 + 19 Penguin Book-a-Day-Challenge (Massive tome + travelling home reading this)


OK – confession time! I have commitment issues. There are so many beautiful books out there and so little time, so committing myself to one big book for a period of time is a tough one for me 😉

Mr Murakami also has the habit to bring out these massive tomes but somehow picking them up comes totally naturally for me. One of my favourite massive tomes that I can highly recommend to pretty much anybody on this planet is the wonderfully weird „1Q84“.

Getting out of a taxi prompted by the driver’s enigmatic suggestion sets Aomame on a puzzling trip where she quickly starts to see discrepancies in the world around her. She seems to have entered, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 — Q for question mark.?  A world that is full of questions.

A love story, a thriller, a fantasy, and of course a dystopia that plays with George Orwell’s 1984—1Q84 is a fest for the imagination, a novel that immediately sucks you into its orbit and (depending on the speed of your reading) keeps you for a while until you reluctantly leave this new reality apparelled with an additional moon and an eerie group called „the little people“.

So enjoy your trip and fasten your seat-belt 😉

For day 19 „Travelling home reading this) I have to keep it blank I think. I simply don’t know yet. Not sure if I will be finishing my current book until Sunday when we take off, so no idea – no picture.

See you tomorrow.

Ein Kommentar zu “Day 18 + 19 Penguin Book-a-Day-Challenge (Massive tome + travelling home reading this)

  1. ooooooja, ein großartiges buch!
    und ja, wir werden es sicher irgendwann einmal realisieren, uns wiederzusehen. sylvia wollte schauen, ob sie es zu eurem hamburgtrip schafft. sie ist am packen, ende dezember zieht sie jobmäßig in unsere alte heimat berlin zurück ;-(
    herzliche grüße & wünsche für ein schönes wochenende

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