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Almost Transparent Blue
James Brown began to sing Takashi Miike’s feature film Audition was based on one of his novels. In other words, such extreme excess that you can’t help but approach them with a mixture of muarkami curiosity and nearly overwhelming trepidation.
It was a boundless blue, almost transparent. Ryu Murakami’s first novel, Almost Transparent Blue won the coveted Akutagawa literary prize and became an instant bestseller. Murakami’s first work, the short novel Almost Transparent Blue, written while he was still a student, deals with promiscuity and drug use among disaffected Japanese youth. It is hard to adjust first impressions, but the accumulation of stark images started to impress me. I thought I’d been swallowed by a huge living thing, that I was turning around and around in its stomach like the hero of some fairy tale.
Azul Casi Transparente (English, Spanish, Paperback)
The images will distract you and catch your full attention. Durham pushed up into Moko from behind. Nov 02, Magdalen rated it it was ok Shelves: View all 4 comments. It could be a stream of consciousness. Oh, so fucking counter-culture. I’d heard of the other Murakami, but his books were somewhat elusive to me in the s. If you wish ryi see more of my most recent book and movie reviews, visit http: I’m cold, as if I were dead.
No matter how much they want to find succour in one another they will never be able to change their character which is seriously lacking stability.
Seriously, who takes drugs listening to the Rolling Stones these days? They ingest mescaline, acid, heroin, Hyminol, Nibrole, glue, marijuana, and something called a Crystal Ship.
Almost Transparent Blue by Ryū Murakami
The prose was gruesome due to the disgusting scenes and other times beautiful. The book is redeemed at the end cazi as good a description of drug induced alienation and confusion as anywhere, so there is that. Murakami’s image-intensive narrative paints a portrait of a group of friends locked in a destructive cycle of sex, drugs and rock’n’roll.
Seeing that, Kei laughed loudly. This book did make me a little sad that because of some misguided decisions that I don’t know nearly enough to really comment on, a country with it’s own culture went into a war, lost, were occupied by a vacuous country that exported the worst they had to offer and undermine future generations.
First person narrative, here is someone named Ryu, not yet twenty, with his equally-young male and female buddies. It’s the final ten pages or so that puts all of this near-plotless story into a tightly structured end, with some hope and reassuring importance. And from the all of the colors of a psychedelic rainbow, to all the shades of intense darkness at the heart of an empty soul, surprisingly, a feeling of peace stems out.
Perhaps it is the most beautiful moment in life, or perhaps it might be a dark nightmare to be a spurned and forgotten? I try to turn its pages and it turns me blue.
I do not want to be what Umberto Eco called: Jul 16, Supreeth rated it it was ok Shelves: For the longest time that has meant the blasted imaginations of my trifecta of favorite authors Palahniuk, Irvine Welsh and Bret Easton Ellis and occasional one-offs by up-and-coming writers such as Jeremy Robert Johnson’s Angel Dust Apocalypse. You will vomit numerous times throughout the day and your friends will be disappointed when your current overdose doesn’t do you in DOA.
That’s why another layer that convinces the reader that they are muraakami ordinary characters is their bipolarity, expressed poles apart but in the same place.