Thursday, March 22, 2012

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (TofB)

 (AARRGGHH!  Well, my favorite to win the Tournament of Books, The Tiger's Wife has been cast aside by the mammoth 1Q84.  I enjoyed the story and rated the book 4 stars, so why does this bother me so much?  Has my original enjoyment for the book been soured by the fact that my friends hated it?  Yes, they pointed out the flaws I was able to overlook while reading it, but should that lessen my opinion of the book?  Or did the fact that after reading some of the other ToB books make me realize that 1Q84 just wasn't that good?
Here is Goodreads synopsis: