2018/03/17

BOOK REVIEW:
SLOW BOAT BY HIDEO FURUKAWA

Title: Slow Boat
Author: Hideo Furukawa, David Boyd (translator)
Published: 2003
Language: English (translated from Japanese)
Pages: 128
Rating: 3/5


Summary:
This is the story of a man taking a look at the failures and small victories he's experienced in his life, all the while trying to find his way out of Tokyo and trying to make sense of his dreams.


Review:
This was a really weird book, but I think I liked it. It has certainly made me think.

It's hard to describe this book and I certainly don't think it's a book everyone would enjoy, but I thought it was well-written, even beautiful in places, and quite gripping. There are some things in it that doesn't make sense to me, but the main story kept me intrigued to find out more.

It's reminiscent of Haruki Murakami, so if you like his work, I'd give this a go.
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