Gerry Canavan

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Interview with Haruki Murakami

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A rare interview with one of my favorite living writers, Haruki Murakami, translated from GQ Korea. Via MeFi.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

L: Where is your final destination, as a writer?

M: My goal is to write a book like Brothers Karamazov.

L: What aspects of that novel are you talking about? Its complex and varied characters and structure?

M: Sure. But that’s not everything. There is an entire universe contained in Brothers Karamazov. So many different facts of life, life systems, world-view, stories… these are all in that novel. There is always something to learn, no matter how many times you read it.

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February 1, 2008 at 10:47 pm

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