Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami

is a Japanese writer and translator.
What I was chasing in circles must have been the tail of the darkness inside me.More Haruki Murakami quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I myself, as I'm writing, don't know who did it. The readers and I are on the same ground. When I start to write a story, I don't know the conclusion at all and I don't know what's going to happen next. If there is a murder case as the first thing, I don't know who the killer is. I write the book because I would like to find out. If I know who the killer is, there's no purpose to writing the story.More Haruki Murakami quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Maybe time is nothing at all like a straight line. Perhaps it's shaped like a twisted doughnut. But for tens of thousands of years, people have probably been seeing time as a straight line that continues on forever. And that's the concept they based their actions on. And until now they haven't found anything inconvenient or contradictory about it. So as an experiential model, it's probably correct.More Haruki Murakami quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The things she most wanted to tell him would lose their meaning the moment she put them into words.More Haruki Murakami quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The sense of tragedy - according to Aristotle - comes, ironically enough, not from the protagonist's weak points but from his good qualities. Do you know what I'm getting at? People are drawn deeper into tragedy not by their defects but by their virtues. ... [But] we accept irony through a device called metaphor. And through that we grow and become deeper human beings.More Haruki Murakami quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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