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by Modern Antiquarian
Tue May 13, 2008 22:03
Forum: book talk
Topic: haruki murakami
Replies: 83
Views: 44564

Re: haruki murakami

Going by reccommendations, I'm going for Norwegian Wood next. I hope its not too normal. It's normal but brilliant. If you like the absurd or unclear more, you could go for Kafka on the shore (for example) instead first, but Norwegian Wood is easily my favourite. Thanks, sounds good - looks like I'...
by Modern Antiquarian
Tue May 13, 2008 21:52
Forum: book talk
Topic: fantasy books!
Replies: 10
Views: 10790

Re: fantasy books!

I'm always let down by Gaiman as he's not come close to the Sandman in anything he's done subsequently. I 've not read anansi or coraline though. I used to love pratchett when I was little ( I re-read the first 8 discworld books many times), but I've not been drawn back to him as a grown up. I recen...
by Modern Antiquarian
Tue May 13, 2008 21:45
Forum: book talk
Topic: haruki murakami
Replies: 83
Views: 44564

Re: haruki murakami

I found a copy of the wind up bird chronicle in a charity shop last weekend, started it 3 nights ago and am going to bed early tonight to finish it. I love it completely, (apart from the nasty bit I had to skim), it reads like a david lynch / wim wenders film, and if anything is not as weird as peop...
by Modern Antiquarian
Tue May 13, 2008 21:36
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Belle and Sebastian
Replies: 1127
Views: 172998

Re: Belle and Sebastian

I got myself an mp3 thingy lately, and have been listening to b&s a lot after quite a gap. I think the body of work stands up well, I'd say they are still my favourite band after 11 years of listening to them. They sound a bit more lightweight and inconsequential than when I first heard them, and no...
by Modern Antiquarian
Tue May 13, 2008 21:26
Forum: not indiepop
Topic: Camera Obscura
Replies: 507
Views: 87243

Re: Camera Obscura

Anyone know If the 2 disc korean version of 'Lets get out of this country' worth splashing out on? I've not got any of the singles or b -sides, and for some reason didn't get the album when it came out despite seeing them on tour promoting it and having one of the best (and hottest) gig nites ever.