Posts tagged Haruki Murakami.

A proxy pair of lederhosen, I’m thinking, that her father never even received.

    — Haruki Murakami, from “Lederhosen” in The Elephant Vanishes, translated by Alfred Birnbaum

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[Let me sleep, she thought. Just let me sleep.] And wait for the dream to come.

    — Haruki Murakami, from Thailand

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[She repeated the words in her mind: When the fire goes out, you’ll start feeling the cold. You’ll wake up whether you want to or not.] Then she curled herself against him and dropped into a fleeting, but deep, sleep.

    — Haruki Murakami, from “Landscape with Flatiron” in After the Quake

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But really," she said, "you’re just at the beginning.

    — Haruki Murakami, from “UFO in Kushiro”

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All that is left to me is the sound of the snow underfoot.

    — Haruki Murakami, from Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, translated by Alfred Birnbaum

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[One morning, the doctor notices that the dark kidney-shaped stone has disappeared from her desk.] And she knows: it won’t be coming back.

    — Haruki Murakami, from “The Kidney-Shaped Stone That Moves Every Day”, in Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman, translated by Philip Gabriel

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