Why do I keep reading murakami I hear you ask? Not much choice of audiobooks from my library and I normally at least partly enjoy it round the sexism.
And this was the same! Fascinating thought provoking magic realism, with a good dose of Dont Say That About Seventeen Year Old Girls and some extra fatphobia I didn‘t need. If I could have skipped that and kept the world of trapped shadows and the end of the world, it‘d have been great