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Almost Transparent Blue

by RyЕ« Murakami

  • 258 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNancy Andrew (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9037490M
    ISBN 104770029047
    ISBN 109784770029041
    OCLC/WorldCa52995705

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    Almost Transparent Blue A warning to any potential readers of this book. There is explicit, graphic sex in the first half of this novel. If you are prudish about group sex, alternative sex, or say sex involving a foot that will be seared into your memory . [Almost Transparent Blue] by Ryu Murakami starting at $ [Almost Transparent Blue] has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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Almost Transparent Blue is not an easy book to read, but worth it. exploring the world of extremely marginal Japanese youth who live in the vicinity of an American air force base, a decade after the end of World War 2, unsentimentally depicting every hedonistic act of degradation, yet morphs into a surreal but dreamlike spiritual by: 4.

Almost Transparent Blue is a brutal tale of lost youth in a Japanese port town close to an American military base. Murakami's image-intensive narrative paints a portrait of a group of friends locked in a destructive cycle of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll/5.

A fierce, grotesque journey through the depths of one man's apathy and suffering, Almost Transparent Blue remains one of Murakami's finest works, even 20 years later.

This book was unique in Japanese literature at the time of its release, and literally defined the "hard boiled" style of writing that such contemporaries as Oe Kenzaburo and Cited by: 4.

His best known novels are Almost Transparent Blue, Coin Locker Babies and In the Miso Soup. Almost Transparent Blue features a portrait of narrator Ry. and his friends trapped in a cycle of sex, drugs and rock 'n roll during the s.

Murakami submitted the novel to the literary magazine Gunzo's debutant contest, in which it won the first prize. Almost Transparent Blue () About book: I put the thin fragment of glass, dripping blood, in my pocket, and ran out into the misty road.

The doors and windows of the houses were shut, nothing was moving. I thought I'd been swallowed by a huge living thing, that I was turning around and around in its stomach like the hero of some fairy tale. Almost Transparent Blue () was written by Ryu Murakami (b. ) while he was a student in the sculpture program at Musashino Art University.

It was his first novel and was awarded the Akutagawa Prize (Japan’s “most sought after” literary prize; previous winners include Kobo Abe, Kenzaburo Oe) and sold ~ million copies (~1% of Japan’s population at-the-time) in six.

Editions for Almost Transparent Blue: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), Nevertheless, Almost Transparent Blue is a very enjoyable book, and by the end it becomes clear that it is a much deeper and mature book than first meets the eye.

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful. Almost Transparent Blue is not an easy book to read, but worth it. exploring the world of extremely marginal Japanese youth who live in the vicinity of an American air force base, a decade after the end of World War 2, unsentimentally depicting every hedonistic act of degradation, yet morphs into a surreal but dreamlike spiritual vision/5(17).

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Almost Transparent Blue is not an easy book to read, but worth it. exploring the world of extremely marginal Japanese youth who live in the vicinity of an American air force base, a decade after the end of World War 2, unsentimentally depicting every hedonistic act of degradation, yet morphs into a surreal but dreamlike spiritual vision.

Ryu Murakami’s Almost Transparent Blue shook me violently, coming from Kawabata as I was. The novel evokes a series of scenes, detached yet fitted into a plot, centering on teenage Ryu the protagonist, his friends, and Lilly his maternal bedmate as they do heroine, do Philopon, have sex, drink, vomit and live a life in the eternal hedonistic.

Almost Transparent Blue is a brutal tale of lost youth in a Japanese port town close to an American military base. Murakami's image-intensive narrative paints a portrait of a group of friends locked in a destructive cycle of sex, drugs and rock?n?roll/5(K).

Murakami's first work was the short novel Almost Transparent Blue, written while he was still a university student. It deals with promiscuity and drug use among disaffected youth. Critically acclaimed as a new style of literature, it won the Gunzo Prize for New Writers indespite some objections on the grounds of : Febru (age 67), Sasebo.

Set along the urban border between a military camp and Japan proper, the violent milieu of Ryu Murukami’s short novel “Almost Transparent Blue”. About the Book. Almost Transparent Blue (限りなく透明に近いブルー Kagirinaku Tōmei ni Chikai Burū, "Almost Infinitely Transparent Blue") is a novel, written by Japanese author Ryū Murakami, that features a portrait of narrator Ryū and his friends trapped in a cycle of sex, drugs and rock 'n roll during the by: 4.

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Quotes. Blog. Sign In. Sign Up. Almost Transparent Blue Ryu Murakami, Nancy Andrew. Info/Buy. Get this from a library. Almost transparent blue. [Ryū Murakami] -- This novel chronicles the drug underground of artists, prostitutes, and black American servicemen in. After graduating from a local high school, where he played the drums in a band called Coelacanth, he went to an art college in Tokyo.

It was while studying there that he entered his first novel, Almost Transparent Blue, in a competition for new writers. Published inthe book won a major literary award and sold over a million copies.Almost Transparent Blue () was written by Ry?

Murakami (b. ) while he was a student at Musashino Art University, where he was enrolled in the sculpture program. It. This book is not about crazy serial murderers, or about mindless youth seeking retribution, or any other vomit inducing absurdities.

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