The story was incredibly engrossing. It made my commute go by so quickly during the weeks that I was listening to it. I usually save my audiobooks for my commute, but I was so caught up in the story of 1Q84 that I found myself listening to it while doing dishes, while organizing my closet, etc....you get the idea...I couldn't put it down!
This was my first Murakami book. I'm now listening to The Wind Up Bird Chronicle. I can see similar themes in these two books - somewhat directionless young men, strong/opinionated young women - but so far, I would rank 1Q84 above The Wind Up Bird Chronicle (I'm about 2/3rds of the way through TWUBC).
This was my first exposure to each narrator.
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I liked this book so much that I have now started to work my way through other Murakami novels. This was a gripping and satisfying book.
This book is right up there among my favorite audiobooks. I read it a few years back, recalled that I enjoyed it, and found that it was just as good if not better in audio format.
As one of Tana French's Dublin Murder Squad series, I have to compare it to the others in the series. I'd say that the story in this one is near the top of the list, whereas the character development in this one, while certainly engaging, ranks behind The Likeness.
I enjoyed the interactions between Cassie and Rob. There were several scones that conveyed a lively sense of trust and easy friendship. These were really enjoyable and drew me right into the aspect of the plot having to do with their relationship.
No, but it's a rare book that will elicit that strong of a reaction in me.
Yes! David Sedaris never fails to make me giggle.
David's portrayal of his neighbor Helen was priceless, as was his description of the complex relationship that developed between them. Funny and perversely heart-warming, I will definitely go back to listen to this in the
David has a unique voice, literally and figuratively. I have listened to him for years on
There are so many that I can't pick one. David generously flaunts his vulnerability - trying too hard to impress or portray a certain image - that it is endearing, touching and very
I have not read the print version.
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