Category: Men Without Women

Men without Women Review (3) An Independent Organ

November 6, 2021 By mk

An Independent Organ loosely shares its setting with the other stories in the same short story collection, Men Without Women, and depicts a single fate related to love. The reader can gain a new perspective by linking up with the classic works and deciphering what is not described in the novel.

Men without Women Review (2) Yesterday

November 4, 2021 By mk

Yesterday is the second story in Haruki Murakami’s short story collection “Men without Woman”. In the story, the protagonist is told by his strange friend to go on a date with his girlfriend. The episode, which is a slice of adolescent life with a follow-up episode, ends inconclusively. However, the underlying storyline borrows imagery from the classics and is filled with allusions.

Men without Women Review (1) Drive My Car

October 28, 2021 By mk

Drive My Car is the first story in Haruki Murakami’s short story collection, Men Without Women. This concise story may appear to be lacking in detail, but in fact it contains a variety of elements that allow the reader to develop their imagination.

Eel is Special

July 28, 2021 By mk

Many foods appear in Haruki Murakami’s works, but eel is special among them. In “Kafka on the Shore”, Murakami has Satoru Nakata talk about how irreplaceable eels are. “Eel is quite a treat. There’s something different about it, compared to other food. Certain foods can take the place of others, but as far as I […]