100% Perfect Lovers

While reading yet another book by Haruki Murakami - The Elephant Vanishes, a collection of short stories; I stumbled onto a simple yet intriguing story that goes like this: Once upon a time, there lived a boy and a girl. The boy was eighteen and the girl sixteen. He was not unusually handsome, and she … Continue reading 100% Perfect Lovers

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Kafka On The Shore – Haruki Murakami

This is the first work I've read of Haruki Murakami and I'm certainly impressed if not totally blown away. Even though the novel talks about outlandish things like fish falling from the sky, talking cats, un-aged soldiers, alternate worlds and taboo topics like mother-son and sister-brother love; it definitely is a gripping read. Murakami intertwines … Continue reading Kafka On The Shore – Haruki Murakami

Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

When I saw the trailer of this movie, I thought there was something rustic and peculiarly attractive about it. And since Parineeti Chopra was one of the leads, I hoped it'd be a fun watch. But as most high hopes do, this too shattered. Haruki Murakami in his book Kafka by the shore says "Nobody … Continue reading Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)