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Men Without Women

Written by: Haruki Murakami
Narrated by: Bruno Roubicek
Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
4 out of 5 stars (23 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all.

Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.

©2014 Haruki Murakami (P)2017 W. F. Howes Ltd

Critic Reviews

"Such is the exquisite, gossamer construction of Murakami's writing that everything he chooses to describe trembles with symbolic possibility." ( Guardian on Norwegian Wood)
"Brilliantly combines elements of the surreal, film noir and existentialist enquiry." ( Sunday Times on Dance, Dance, Dance)

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Awesome Listen

Great collection of short stories. Story telling is an art and Murakami is a master of it. Each story will transport the listener to the world of the complex characters in it.

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Strange at first glance, interesting perspective.

strange stories at the first glance. Although as you re-read them ( re-listen), they give a different perspective to life. The strange magical/ paranormal aspects become somehow believable. The translation is relatable and makes it easy to follow without having to look into local cultural references often. Narration is effective with the voice echoing the grief of Men without women.

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Very well narrated

My first Murakami book. Enjoyed thoroughly. Real depth in characters. I didn't like last two stories though.. But still felt good listening through out the book.

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Absolutely Engaging

Loved every story. This is the first time I am hearing and reading Haruki Murakami. Absolutely amazing stories and the narration was equally awesome. Hearing this book was the time spent well. After reading this, I am really going for all other books of the author. This was an amazing experience for me, the stories were different and from another perspective. This made me believe that story telling is the epitome of art

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Short stories that will make you think about life

My first Haruki Murakami book. Liked the set of short stories. Some of these will definitely be in your thought for some time. It will make you think about the not so common happenings of life.

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touching

beautifully written!! so touching.. you feel each and every word... get lost in the writer's world...

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  • 22-07-17

Very Murakami in tone

These are great gentle moments of Murakami, and perfectly capture one of the elements that I enjoy most in his writing, namely the simple matter of fact feelings that compose much of being a man away from the corrosive effects of machismo

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  • 27-02-18

The accents ruin it

I know it’s not Japanese but it should not be cockney it loses its majesty