An excerpt from a Haruki Murakami book.
Young Adult (18-35)
North American, US General American (GenAm)
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when he wasn't thinking about death, his mind was blank. It wasn't hard to keep from thinking. He didn't read any newspapers, didn't listen to music and had no sexual desire to speak of events occurring in the outside world were to him inconsequential. When he grew tired of his room, he wandered aimlessly around the neighborhood or went to the station where he sat on a bench and watched the trains arriving and departing over and over again. He took a shower every morning, shampooed his hair well and did the laundry twice a week. Cleanliness was another one of his pillars laundry bathing and teeth brushing. He barely noticed what he ate. He had lunch at the college cafeteria, but other than that, he hardly consumed a decent meal. When he felt hungry, he stopped by the local supermarket and bought an apple or some vegetables. Sometimes he ate plain bread, washing it down with milk straight from the carton. When it was time to sleep he gulped down a glass of whiskey as if it were a dose of medicine, luckily he wasn't much of a drinker, and a small dose of alcohol was all it took to send him off to sleep. He never dreamed, but even if he had dreamed, even if dreamlike images arose from the edges of his mind, they would have found nowhere to perch on the slippery slopes of his consciousness. Instead, quickly sliding off down into the void
Detective, Misunderstood Villain, Narrator, Storyteller, Business Man, Articulate, Brooding, Calm, Cynical, Deadpan, Inquisitive, Understated, Approachable, Charismatic, Emotional, North American, US General American (GenAm)