Post Jobs


Murakami’s image-intensive narrative paints a portrait of a group of friends locked in a “Azul casi transparente” es la novela debut de Ryu Murakami, escritor. : Azul casi transparente () by Ryu Murakami and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at. Azul casi transparente. Front Cover. Ryu Murakami. Anagrama, – Fiction – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Azul casi transparente.

Author: Shaktikinos Maushura
Country: Bahrain
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 16 August 2016
Pages: 39
PDF File Size: 9.90 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.92 Mb
ISBN: 522-1-46607-574-5
Downloads: 63480
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Menris

Seriously, who takes drugs listeni Good for students of Japanese wanting to expand their vocabulary around drug-taking, drunken vomiting and rough sex. View all 5 comments. A small island with a large population and few natural resources, they exist in population concentrations that we seldom encounter. Then it is squashed.

Under the false pretense of reaching new audiences, former punk bands bring us closer to square one, throwing out the window the foundation of independance which took years to build.

This is a stupendous first book by an author who went on to pen other works that have also been critically and popularly acclaimed. Nov 11, Elizabeth rated it liked it Shelves: The accumulation of mistakes, the period to be reckless and stupid, to burn out, be wild, to explore the often dissonant and sometimes psychedelic essence of youngness, free from responsibilities and pretensions.

Aug 19, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it really liked it. I think it reflected a lifestyle which Japanese rransparente of that age secretly envied, when they weren’t too busy with their math homework. Almost Transparent Blue is a brutal tale of lost youth in a Japanese port town close to an American military base.

It can easily turn many people off, but it is different, strong, and entertaining. There is a lack of soul, not in the religious sense because that is all silly nonsense as if my life force can be bartered withbut in the lack of substance in these characters.

Takashi Miike’s feature film Audition was based on one of his novels. See the jelly-like substance that spurts from its violated body.

Almost Transparent Blue by Ryū Murakami

But to my addled eyes, it reads as what it is, a first novel by a something literary talent out to shock stretching his wings for a maiden flight. I dreaded having to go on break and read more of this book, and did internal backflips when I noticed the a new Harpers just went on sale before I went on break and saw there was a new DFW Soundtrack for this review Do you want to know what I don’t give a shit about?


I made it a little more than a quarter through it 35 pages to be exact. I reach for a syringe with the latest drug of choice and find this book. In other words, such extreme excess that you can’t help but approach them with a mixture of sick curiosity and nearly overwhelming trepidation. These moments are brief, yet during these precise moments, they feel unbearably long and rip into your soul with almost malicious intent with a goal of searching for something — anything, which will help you breathe just that little bit more See 1 question about Almost Transparent Blue….

I guess there is some symbolic stuff going on, that if I was smarter or could be bothered, I could piece together. But I mean if you like books about drugs and really graphic descriptions of violent psedorape are your thing I say go for it. Those who know me are well aware that I have an almost visceral love of twisted literature.

Seriously, who takes drugs listening to the Rolling Stones these days? For the longest time that has meant the blasted imaginations of my trifecta of favorite authors Palahniuk, Irvine Welsh and Bret Easton Ellis and occasional one-offs by up-and-coming writers such as Jeremy Robert Johnson’s Angel Dust Apocalypse.

Azul Casi Transparente

The first half was a drag. Then they’ll go home and fuck like dogs to your politically concerned kick ass tunes. The main characters are horrible to everyone including each other. The veins in his forehead bulging, he tried to pull himself along by his elbows.

There were times when I ust couldn’t face reading transparentf than two or three pages at any one time. A field transpraente tomatoes, a dead moth, the night sky, a blood-smeared shard of glass all reveal hidden beauty and strange connection.

Azul Casi Transparente by Murakami, Ryu

Once she is bored with all of this i. People from the hippie generation acting like drugged out assholes. But, they have a spark in them that connects back to the rebellion that is in these characters. Murakami reportedly liked it so much he gave Miike his blessing to adapt Coin Locker Babies. The little fragment with its smooth hollow reflected the brightening sky.


Almost Transparent Blue

The crew goes to party with some American black men from the military base that is near where they live. Jun 17, Chloe rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This band is an attempt to reinforce those quickly eroding foundations.

And I am glad I did. Return to Book Page. I do not want to be what Ttransparente Eco called: Trapped muraakami passivity, they gain neither passion nor pleasure from their adventures.

They don’t want you looking at them, but cai do everything they can to insure that you are watching. I literally pissed myself. The author himself participated in similar things as what goes on in the book.

But that doesn’t necessarily mean it was bad, just that this Murakami doesn’t write things that can be inhumed without serious consideration of its content. And then the old, cut pineapple, its rancid odor; the blood on needles, heroin, hashish, mescaline, Nibrole pills dissolved in gin, Philopon, shooting up, vomit, spittle, saliva, unwashed smelly bodies, rock music, The Doors, Rolling Stones, Mal Waldron, James Brown, Billy Holiday, mouldy soup, rotten bean curd, dirty rooms, leftover roast chicken gone completely bad, old radio, black American studs with huge dicks, Japanese girls with small pussies, sex orgies– “Pressing her chin on the table, breathin hard, Moko attacked a crab like a starving child.

Thus, cooperation and conformity are almost a necessity again I exaggerate. Even if the book is in Japan, some assholes different country. They lack that important part of humanity that allows us to really care about each other. It might be profound. Perhaps it’s just lost in translation and it isn’t s anymore. As the first half orgy ends the book becomes an easier read, I found myself enjoying it a lot more, if you can call a novel that features random acts of violence, suicide attempts, copious amounts of illegal and hallucinogenic substances and rambling incoherent thoughts enjoyable.

The only factors that kept me reading were the shortness of the book and the author’s skill, because these first sixty pages were deathly boring.