La magnitud del terremoto que en asoló la ciudad japonesa de Kobe, y que se cobró más de cinco mil vidas, inspiró a Haruki Murakami seis impactantes. Después del Terremoto has ratings and reviews. Emily said: My favorite Murakami short story of all time is The Kidney Shaped Stone That Mov. Buy Despues del terremoto Barcelona by Haruki Murakami (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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There are also of course very odd bears everywhere: I must admit that Haruki Murakami is one of my favourite author and never before have I attempted to review his books. This is yet another book that has occupied my shelves for some years.

Despues Del Terremoto (spanish Edition) by Haruki Murakami

I tried to puzzle out the logic behind his style, but I came to conclusion there isn’t one. Mi vida es un asco. Murakami used the background of the calamity to write a collection of six short stories to show how the lives of people changed after the shattering quake.

I am not a product of your imagination. In this fashion, Murikami manages to capture the essence of “Japaneseness” in book that ranges from ridiculous to heart wrenching. The stone and its inscription are old, old things.

And, terremlto be honest, the first couple of stories were just okay–solid, but not what Dell would necessarily call “genius”, which is what I always expect from this guy. These are fragments of lives. After the Quake 1 1 Sep 19, Sulaf Farhat rated it did not like it Feb 21, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Murakami isn’t like any author I’ve read.


Six different stories with unique characters that take place around the central theme of the earthquake that took down most of the Kobe city.

Después del Terremoto by Haruki Murakami (1 star ratings)

I guess I am hitting the plateau when it comes to Murakami short stories. This book is a collection of six short stories. UFO in Kushiro is the first one and it is definitely my favourite one while Honey Pie has a strangely eerie vibe to it. Around the Year i Although the famous “Sheepman” fails to make an appearance, one senses his presence here and there, for instance in the story “SuperFrog Saves Tokyo”.

I also thought that some, if not all, of the stories were about people surviving the Kobe earthquake. The first story brings us the story of Komura who is as empty as a chunk of air. I think my favo With an economy of desphes that’s almost reminiscent of Hemingway, Haruki Murakami weaves together a delicious collection of 6 tales.

I definitely need to read more of Mr. Translated into English as After the Quake. Those seem the murwkami to understand in part overwhelming, irrational events despies as the January Kobe earthquake that destroyed the city.

Trivia About After the Quake. This is my second foray into the mind of Murakami and I am hooked. Some of his novels take their titles from songs: He also doesn’t quite implement fantastical into brutal realism like Kafka does not in these stories at least. The story also throws light on the theme of separation, loneliness that is ddl when families are torn apart and life becomes segregated after Nature decides to take control of the human beings who apparently think are controlling Nature like a puppeteer.


Piano lessons were waiting. The collection of stories were not my thing: In any case, in the wake of the Ko Okay yeah, so really on a Murakami kick here.

After Dark 4 stars. Me ha gustado mucho.

As we watched the towers fall again and again on our televisions, our idea of what could and could not happen was forever changed. This book has no interesting elements at all.

After the Quake by Murakami Haruki – 2 stars. Refresh and try again. To the degree that those fuzzy and creepy bears in “The Shining” have something to do with the mythology of America, the “SuperFrog” can be assumed to emanate from the same well of symbolic inspiration.

Years ago, when I read this for the deslues time, I thought it was Murakami’s best collection, and it probably is. I prefer Murakami’s novels. Many of his novels have themes and titles that invoke classical music, such as the three books making up The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: But then I read the last two stories.

The earthquake signifies a need to shake up the past and move off from all that’s destroyed. Your best time treremoto far was thirty-six seconds.

Modern and Contemporary Literature.

Said frog has to fight a giant worm living underneath Tokyo or the city will experience an apocalyptic earthquake.