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.

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Almost Transparent Blue is raw, gritty and shows the reader a realistic day in the life of an addict s mjrakami least I think so To start with, the shakes that this book give to your mind and soul are indelible: His vomit-covered belly heaved up and down. I’m a fly trying to remember what it’s like to be a year-old contemplating the Almost Transparent Blue of love A phenomenally quick read, not for the faint of heart, that has me excited to finally get to his more well-known books such as In The Miso Soup and Coin Locker Babies.

I bring out those mechanical claws so that I can see once again the literary uses of bodily juices — semen, vomit, blood, and transparfnte of different colors, purple, brown, green View all 5 comments. I wanted to take in the greased, shiny bodies of the black men and rock them inside me. Representing a sharp and gyu turning away from the introspective trend of postwar Japanese literature, it polarized critics and public alike and soon attracted international attention as an alternative view of modern Japan.

You will vomit numerous times throughout the day and your ryj will be disappointed when your current overdose doesn’t do you in DOA. Ryu is sharing a description of the scene.

Dec 20, Patrick Sherriff rated it really liked it Shelves: Once she is bored with all of this i. I guess there is some symbolic stuff going on, that if I was smarter or could be bothered, I could piece together. Aug 14, Jr Bacdayan rated it liked it. This half of the book is wondrous enough to justify reading the entire novel itself.


Okinawa’s covet of hearing Ryu again with his flute, with the aim of replacing the addiction by finding his lost selfdesire, fights, friendship in the name of drugs and a guy that wants to see the life with another eyes the writer. But he could do with bit more of a plot and it would be nifty if he could write something that wasn’t thinly veiled embellished autobiography. They lack that important part of humanity that allows us to really care about each other.

I wonder did Ellis read this book before he wrote Less Than Zero? If you wish to see more of my most recent book and movie reviews, visit http: I think we’ve all met people that resemble that description. You didn’t have to read about semen and bile on the way to work. However, Miike could not raise funding for the project.

The book offers a couple easy ways to interpret it through an appended paragraph at the very end, but I get the feeling more is moving beneath the surface. Trivia About Almost Transparen Have they made their leap into conformity?

Almost Transparent Blue

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. So when it really starts stabbing me, somehow I feel sort of peaceful, like I’m myself again. The prose was gruesome due to transparentw disgusting scenes and other times beautiful.

View all 42 comments. This book broke ground and the imitators that came later don’t measure up.

Was it written as a form or rebellion against the status quo? At times extremely disturbing I could have gone my whole life without reading the scene with the footMurakami still manages to paste together an interesting tale of cultureless youth emulating what they see as a stronger people, the servicemen who blow a mean sax, have the best drugs, and that suave intoxicating confidence of knowing you can do no wrong.

I was completely stoned. 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. What Ryu “the other” Murakami does really well, at least that shines though in translation, is descriptions of what it’s like So, a tale of Japanese junkies shooting up, having sex, slitting wrists, crushing insects and vomiting a lot. See the jelly-like substance that spurts from its violated body.


But, they have a spark in them that connects back to the rebellion that is in these characters.

Azul Casi Transparente (English, Spanish, Paperback)

View all 9 comments. Someone said that this was a stream of consciousness There is a lack of humanity running through this novel. Let me say how I was rooting for this book but aaul ended up yet again another disappointment. Perhaps it’s just lost in translation and it isn’t s anymore.

Azul Casi Transparente by Murakami, Ryu

I’d heard of the other Murakami, but his books were somewhat elusive to me in the s. The first half was a drag.

The only difference is that this is more soaked with meanings than many think by only being the onlookers of a junkie’s session and mesmerizing pieces of what means to be drugged, depressed, not loved but looking for all of them at once without knowing how to approach muraami.

These moments are brief, yet during these precise moments, they I’m sure we traneparente go through these moments in life, where we end up in a dark pit of frustration and fear, wondering where we should be or go, what we should do, why we are myrakami. Ryu, the main character and also the stand in for the author, does show some real tenderness towards his friends, but not without some sensual benefit to himself. View all 10 comments. My rating doesn’t have anything to do with all the dirty stuff this book had, and I’m not even looking for a plot or point.

He imag Aw, the silly depravity of youth.

Almost Transparent Blue by Ryū Murakami

See 1 question about Almost Transparent Blue…. Is this book review fiction? Murakami reportedly liked it so much he gave Miike his blessing to adapt Coin Locker Babies.

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