Being with her I feel a pain, like a frozen knife stuck in my chest. An awful pain, but the funny thing is I’m thankful for it. It’s like that frozen pain and my very existence are one.
The pain is an anchor, mooring me here.
written by Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via darksuspension)
A design I made with a quote from Murakami’s upcoming book Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.
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What was lost was lost. There was no retrieving it, however you schemed, no returning to how things were, no going back.
written by Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami (via jubilee-tea)

Murakami, “After Dark”


Murakami, “After Dark”

Lots of different ways to live and lots of different ways to die. But in the end that doesn’t make a bit of difference. All that remains is a desert.

via etsy.

Murakami section in Blackwell’s book shop, Oxford.

We can’t undo what has already happened. Once something’s ruined, it can’t go back to the way it was.
written by 1Q84

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