Iubita mea, Sputnik – Haruki Murakami. 7 likes. Book. Sputnik Sweetheart is a novel by Haruki Murakami, published in Japan, by Kodansha, in An English translation by Philip Gabriel was then published in. Haruki Murakami – Iubita mea, Uploaded by Lucian Constantin. Copyright: © All Rights Reserved. Download as PDF or read online from Scribd.

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Nikolaos Kantanas It’s worth reading. He is iybita less given to or adept at wisecracks, maintains a respectable and stable profession as a schoolteacher, and is less self-confident and much more introverted and conflicted than any other Murakami protagonist.

She was trapped in a Ferris wheel overnight and, using sputnkk binoculars to see inside her nearby apartment, witnessed another version of herself having a disturbing sexual encounter with a man. She seems to finally be able to return K’s affection toward her, and asks him to come get her from the phone booth.

Translated into English as Sputnik Sweetheart. The book ends with the theme of Psutnik Telephone, which appears in numerous books by Murakami, usually when telephoning from a far-away place, whose location is unclear.

Aside from one intimate encounter, there is nothing really lesbian in the book.

K sends the mother home and takes Carrot to a coffee shop. Write a customer review. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Sputnik Sweetheart First edition Japanese. Carrot doesn’t say anything the whole time.

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Miu drives past him in her Jaguar but doesn’t seem to acknowledge he is there. With them, he is able to track Sumire’s and Miu’s business travels across the continent.

Search for a book to add a reference. In Sumire’s absence, however, he feels he has lost the only precious thing in his life. Get to Know Us. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Despite their promises to the contrary, he never sees Miu again except for one chance encounter: Without warning, K receives a phone call from Sumire, who tells him that she is in the same phone booth near her apartment that she had always called him from.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. When Sumire is also, through her interaction with Miu, forcibly shaped into a person other than she is, the transformation is neither permanent nor successful.

As with other Murakami works, Sputnik Sweetheart lacks a clear, concise ending. Works by Haruki Murakami. She tells him about the string of events that led to the point of Sumire’s disappearance, in which Sputnikk was unable to reciprocate physically when Sumire initiated a sexual encounter.

K is an elementary school teacher, 25 years old, and in love with Sumire, though she does not quite share his feelings. If so, and if possible, please let me know the page s.

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As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. The security guard is unhappy with both Carrot’s lack of regret for his crime and K’s outward appearance and manner, which he perceives to be one of an easy lifestyle. English Choose a language for shopping. Views Read Edit View history.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No, there is no animal abuse sputjik this novel. It was fun to get to know each character, and I was able to completely submerge myself yet again into Murakami’s universe. Garrett Byrum This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [ So no he never straight up tells you where she went but suggests that she sought out the other miu in the other world, hoping that she could be with …more So no he never straight up tells you where she went but suggests that she sought out the other miu in the other world, hoping that she could be with her.


The connection is shabby, and their phone connection is soon lost. iubia

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After a short while, K begins to call Sumire’s house wondering when she will return. Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Iubita mea, Sputnik.

This meeting and the ensuing relationship between the women leads to Sumire changing: K’s new school year is starting the week after Miu’s call, but finding Sumire’s well-being more important, he leaves for Greece the next day. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. At least that’s the theory presented in the book, not sure where. An English translation by Philip Gabriel was then published in Miu returns after a couple of days.

What was she doing and why she left? He continues with his solitary life.

In her last letter, Sumire mentions that instead of coming home as originally planned, she and Miu are to spend some extra time on a Greek island vacationing. Sumire’s love for Miu is definitely important for the story, but it isn’t the focus.

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