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Book review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

5/5 stars.

Audible version, narrated by Dominic West.

I picked this up on a whim because I saw it had good reviews and was hailed as a modern classic, though I had honestly never heard of the book or the writer. 408 more words


Book Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

This was my first ever Ishiguro book (as I assume is quite common), and I have always felt deeply attached to it, but just very recently bought an English copy – of course I immiediately had to reread it in English, and boy, do I have opinions. 293 more words


Never Let Me Go

After a long time, I read a fiction that gripped me till the end. Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go performed that bewitching magical spell on me. 494 more words


An Ode to a Brilliant Narrator

It piqued my curiosity when I learnt that Kazuo Ishiguro was 2017 Nobel Prize winner in Literature. I had heard of the name before,  of some names of the novels, but nothing more, unfortunately. 751 more words

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Book Review: An Artist of the Floating World

Kazuo Ishiguro takes one through a beautiful journey that jumps through time seamlessly. His execution of the character reminiscing his life through past and present occurrences was weaved together beautifully with no sudden shifts in the flow of the story. 187 more words

The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

Faber & Faber, 2015

Just know one thing, young comrade. When the hour’s too late for rescue, it’s still early enough for revenge. 667 more words

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Reading a Nobel Laureate

Shame on me, I thought when I read that Kazuo Ishiguro had been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature. I couldn’t name a single of his titles, which made it obvious that I hadn’t read any of his books. 696 more words