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After The Quake

after-the-quakeAfter The Quake by Haruki Murakami is a book contains of 6 short stories that took place days or month after the great Kobe earthquake. The stories happen outside Kobe.

I like all the stories. As usual, some of the stories have unusual ending.

After The Quake by Haruki Murakami is a book contains of 6 short stories that took place days or month after the great Kobe earthquake. The stories happen outside Kobe.

I like all of the stories. As usual, some of the stories have unusual ending.

UFO in Kushiro

It’s a story about a man named Komura. His wife left him after the quake. Before she left him, she was glued to the television news on the Kobe earthquake. She said Komura is an empty person. Komura went to Hokkaido and met 2 women who stole ‘something’ inside him.

Landscape with Flatiron

It’s a story of a girl named Junko and a man named Miyake. Miyake had a great ability in making bonfire. Junko often accompanied him watching the fire. One night, Miyake told her that he always thinks of his death. Junko who never thought of her death got a bit confused. But deep inside Junko really like Miyake, and when Miyake asked her to die with him she said yes.

All God’s Children Can Dance

It’s a story about a man named Yoshiya. He lived with his mother who seemed different than other mother. She told him that he was God’s son because no matter how careful she was with contraception she always ended up pregnant. He never believed that he was God’s son. His religious mother went to Kobe to help people. During that time he found something.

Thailand

It’s a story about a woman named Satsuki. She went to Thailand for a seminar. After the seminar she decided to have a week of relaxation in Thailand. She was chauffeured by Nimit. There was hatred inside Satsuki’s heart over a man who lived in Kobe, she wished that the quake had killed him. Nimit brought her to a spirit doctor.

Super-Frog Saves Tokyo

It’s a story about a man named Katagiri. Not long after Kobe’s earthquake, he was visited by a Giant frog who wanted Katagiri to help him save Tokyo from a bigger earthquake than the one in Kobe. Frog said that worn will caused a devastating earthquake. But Katagiri was shot on the day he has to fight worm, but frog told him that he has been a great help for frog. Was the frog is for real or just a pigment of his imagination?

Honey Pie

The last story is a triangle love story of Junpei, Sayoko and Takatsuki. They’ve been together since college. Sayoko ended up marrying Takatsuki. Junpei loved her so much but unable to confess to her. Days after the quake, something made him confess.

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