Thursday, October 21, 2010

Just guessing: Haruki Murakami is A Short Man.

Quote from recent read, After Dark, by said author:

"Mari is a tiny girl, and the woman [Kaoru] is built like a barn, maybe two or three inches shy of six feet." Also referred to Kaoru as a "Big hunk of a woman."

Who knew a 5'9" woman was so massive? God help me.

Now, to test my hypothesis, I looked online for height and weight stats on this author whose book, Kafka on the Shore, I loved. But there were none. I looked for photos, for height comparisons, and this man does not appear in any group photos and only two with other people.

So I cannot be sure.

I still like his writing.

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