Is Norwegian Wood worth reading?
In my modest opinion, it's a good novel, not a great one. It covers some catching topics like becoming an adult, self-awareness, discovering who you really are, or at least, been aware that you can do so, and has a love story at the base.
What does Norwegian Wood mean?
"Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles from their 1965 album Rubber Soul. It was written mainly by John Lennon and credited to the Lennon–McCartney songwriting partnership. Lennon wrote the song as a veiled account of an extramarital affair he had in London.
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.
Why did kizuki kill himself?
Kizuki's sudden death is a constant reminder to Naoko and Toru that the living can be unexpectedly claimed by depression and death at any time—a prospect which frightens them to their core and influences the way both of them live their lives.
How long is Norwegian wood?
Norwegian Woods is 632093 characters long, excluding boilerplates such as page number, title, etc. ¹ Instead, by focusing on words we have a length of 118378 words. Note, this number takes into account all words. The number of distinct words is 7145 exactly.
What time signature is Norwegian wood?
"Norwegian Wood" can be notated in either a quick 3/4 or a slow 6/8. The drums are definitely in 6/8; ONE-&-uh-TWO-&-uh, with the bass on ONE and the snare on TWO, creating a measure of double length. Other instruments can be said to be in 3/4.
What should I read after Norwegian wood?
So if you want your next book to have an atmosphere similar to Norwegian Wood, I recommend: South of the Border, West of the Sun or A Whild Sheep Chase or the more recent Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki. Like many of his other books, these three have a protagonist similar to the one in Norwegian Wood.
How does Naoko die in Norwegian wood?
In many ways, Norwegian Wood is a novel about young people struggling to find themselves and survive their various troubles. Kizuki, Hatsumi, Naoko's sister, and Naoko herself fail in this struggle and commit suicide.
What happened to stormtrooper in Norwegian wood?
Also though it was pretty terrible. Just a bunch of whiny, annoying people thrown together. Apparently the reason storm trooper disappears is because norwegian wood started as a short story, and when it was expanded upon he was forgotten about, I guess.
Is Norwegian Wood about arson?
For many years, I've listened to the song Norwegian Wood by The Beatles, and the ending always seemed strange to me: Well, I decided to Google for it today, and as it turns out, the lyrics are explained on the song's Wikipedia page (J).