Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Set in Tokyo during the late 1960s, the novel follows a college student as he navigates a complex love triangle while grappling with his own mental health and the societal pressures of the time. He's torn between his love for a beautiful but emotionally troubled woman and his growing feelings for a lively, outgoing classmate. As he confronts his past, present, and future, the narrative explores themes of love, loss, and personal growth.

The 873rd greatest book of all time


Published
1987
Nationality
Japanese
Type
Fiction
Pages
384-400
Words
144,000
Original Language
Japanese

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