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The Sense Of An Ending by Julian Barnes

  Heavens to Betsy. They gave him the Booker Prize for this? Julian Barnes once wrote A History Of The World In Ten And A Half Chapters… 347 more words

Family Drama

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“I keep thinking about this river somewhere, with the water moving really fast. And these two people in the water, trying to hold onto each other, holding on as hard as they can, but in the end it’s just too much. 53 more words

Review: Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro

Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro – ‘Five Stories of Music and Nightfall’ (2009 Faber and Faber)

In this sublime story cycle, Kazuo Ishiguro explores love, music and the passage of time.

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Books

Protect & Deceive?

“All children have to be deceived if  they are to grow up without trauma” -Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

Do you agree with Ishiguro? Which is more traumatic, being deceived as a child and learning about it later? 37 more words

Fiction

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go is one of Kazuo Ishiguro’s most famous texts, which I very much enjoyed. Not having read any of his work before, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from such an author. 709 more words