Norwegian Wood has all the great ingredients to make a good book, a beautiful and captivating story, good music and a group of compelling characters.
What is the importance of the phrase Norwegian Wood in both the story?
Paul McCartney explained that the term “Norwegian Wood” was an ironic reference to the cheap pine wall panelling then in vogue in London. McCartney commented on the final verse of the song: “In our world the guy had to have some sort of revenge.
Why does Toru sleep with Reiko?
Toru always wanted Reiko can have a normal life because he really like Reiko. So having sex was like helping each other, beside, Toru needed to have sex to relieve some gloomy feeling at that time (just like the way he used to do).
Is Norwegian Wood an adult?
It’s a coming-of-age dark romance and drama which is melancholic and strangely peaceful at the same time. The setting tells us a lot about the Japan of the 1960s and what it was like to be a grown adult (amidst the weak-willed hypocritical student revolution) in those days.
Is Norwegian Wood autobiographical?
Murakami’s fifth work and bestselling novel Norwegian Wood was published in 1987. The novel is said to contain autobiographical elements and within the story are scenes that remind us of Waseda University.
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami // Review and Discussion
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