History Literature / TheWindUpBirdChronicle

19th Jan '17 7:54:57 AM TychoMagneticAnomaly
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* WorstNewsJudgementEver: The local newspaper seems to put a ridiculous amount of effort into investigating who bought a "haunted" plot of land. The reader knows that [[spoiler:the brother-in-law of a prominent politician bought the house with money from a bizarre, high-class quasi-prostitution ring for mystical purposes]], but the newspaper doesn't.

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* WorstNewsJudgementEver: The local newspaper seems to put a ridiculous amount of effort into investigating who bought a "haunted" plot of land. The reader knows that [[spoiler:the brother-in-law of a prominent politician bought the house with money from a bizarre, high-class quasi-prostitution ring for mystical purposes]], but the newspaper doesn't.doesn't.
*YourCheatingHeart: Kumiko informs Toru of her affair with an older man in a DearJohn letter. She later informs him that there were several other men.
19th Jan '17 7:45:57 AM TychoMagneticAnomaly
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** Toru and Lt. Mamiya also have a fondness for each other.
9th Jan '17 1:22:56 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle''''' (Japanese: ねじまき鳥クロニクル, ''Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru'') is a novel by Creator/HarukiMurakami. One of his most critically acclaimed and popular works, it opens with the life of Toru Okada, currently unemployed, and his marriage to his wife, Kumiko. One day their cat goes missing. It was first published in three parts during 1994-1995.

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'''''The ''The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle''''' Chronicle'' (Japanese: ねじまき鳥クロニクル, ''Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru'') is a novel by Creator/HarukiMurakami. One of his most critically acclaimed and popular works, it opens with the life of Toru Okada, currently unemployed, and his marriage to his wife, Kumiko. One day their cat goes missing. It was first published in three parts during 1994-1995.
9th Jan '17 1:22:47 PM Morgenthaler
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* FlayingAlive: Lieutenant Mamiya witnessed this happen during his service in Manchuria during WorldWar2; his recollection of the event to Toru is horrifying.

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* FlayingAlive: Lieutenant Mamiya witnessed this happen during his service in Manchuria during WorldWar2; UsefulNotes/WorldWar2; his recollection of the event to Toru is horrifying.
1st Jan '16 11:17:55 PM Exxolon
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''The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle'' (Japanese: ねじまき鳥クロニクル, ''Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru'') is a novel by Creator/HarukiMurakami. One of his most critically acclaimed and popular works, it opens with the life of Toru Okada, currently unemployed, and his marriage to his wife, Kumiko. One day their cat goes missing. It was first published in three parts during 1994-1995.

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''The '''''The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle'' Chronicle''''' (Japanese: ねじまき鳥クロニクル, ''Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru'') is a novel by Creator/HarukiMurakami. One of his most critically acclaimed and popular works, it opens with the life of Toru Okada, currently unemployed, and his marriage to his wife, Kumiko. One day their cat goes missing. It was first published in three parts during 1994-1995.
23rd Apr '15 4:56:43 AM CantNotLookAtThisSite
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* Fiction500: Nutmeg and Cinnamon.

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* Fiction500: {{Fiction 500}}: Nutmeg and Cinnamon.
17th Aug '14 8:59:13 PM edara
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''The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle'' (Japanese: ねじまき鳥クロニクル, ''Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru'') is a novel by HarukiMurakami. One of his most critically acclaimed and popular works, it opens with the life of Toru Okada, currently unemployed, and his marriage to his wife, Kumiko. One day their cat goes missing. It was first published in three parts during 1994-1995.

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''The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle'' (Japanese: ねじまき鳥クロニクル, ''Nejimaki-dori Kuronikuru'') is a novel by HarukiMurakami.Creator/HarukiMurakami. One of his most critically acclaimed and popular works, it opens with the life of Toru Okada, currently unemployed, and his marriage to his wife, Kumiko. One day their cat goes missing. It was first published in three parts during 1994-1995.
9th May '14 11:47:36 AM darkclaw
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* BittersweetEnding:[[spoiler:Toru finds peace with himself to some degree, but Kumiko murders Noboru and ends up in jail, separating the two from each other permanently.]]
27th Feb '14 11:41:21 AM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The whole book is LOADED with symbolism, especially in the narrator's dreams.
10th Nov '13 8:15:57 PM captainpat
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* StrangeGirl: May Kasahara.
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