No, this novel does not goes on forever, but rather The last chapter is not written here. So we all have our own takes on what might have happened at the end.
This is rather different from Murakami's other works that I've read. There's no magical realism, no surreal twists of plot. Instead he has produced a mystery that involves no crime except that of hurting, psychologically and spiritually, the character for whom the book is named. Tsukuru Tazaki was part of a very close-knit group in high school in Narika, Japan, made up of "colorful" people, and next to them he felt ordinary, and thus colorless. After Tsukuru leaves Narita to attend college in Tokyo, his friends cut him off for no apparent reason. He tries to find out the reason for this