Book Quote Tuesday Features

[Book Quote Tuesday] Labyrinthine Love

Or how to not get tossed into a labyrinth when in love.

Myra here.

It is that time of the week again where we share a book quote that seemed particularly striking for us.

For the month of February, our book quote theme is: Love.

One of the celebrated international authors I have yet to really read and appreciate is Haruki Murakami. Norwegian Wood (Amazon | Book Depository) seems like the best place to start. Iphigene has done several reviews on Murakami’s novels (see here for her review of Sputnik Sweethearts, After Dark, After The Quake, Dance Dance Dance)– but nothing yet for this particular title.

Have any of you read Murakami’s Norwegian Wood yet? I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

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