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Why I love.... Kazuo Ishiguro

When I tell people they should try an Ishiguro novel (which is quite often) there’s one piece of advice I always give: if the book they choose doesn’t strike a chord with them, be sure to try another, as he offers something a bit different every time. 249 more words


Fantasy Reads - The Buried Giant

This week I’m recommending a book which has caused some consternation in literary circles – `The Buried Giant’ by Kazuo Ishiguro. It only came out a few months ago, so it’s available in hardback and as an ebook but not yet in paperback. 1,214 more words

Book Reviews

On The Buried Giant and its mist of forgetfulness

To walk separately from you, when the ground will let us go as we always did.

The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro

When I was a child, my mind sustained a variety of imaginary worlds, as most children’s do. 493 more words


To-read this summer

I love writing lists, lists of books to read, what to do next and so on. I’ve been working on a list of what books I’d like to read this summer and I thought I’d share it with you. 382 more words


Reading list

After finishing The Buried Giant, Q and A Pale View of Hills, I grabbed The Road by Cormac McCarthy. More Ishiguro is on the way, as I brought When We Were Orphans. 84 more words


The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

“It seems increasingly likely that I will undertake the expedition that has been preoccupying my imagination now for some days”. 442 more words


letting go of preconceptions

It feels like it’s been a long time between posts. I did post last week, and I’m still in time for this week’s post, but it got to the stage where I was starting to worry that maybe I’d accidentally forgotten a week… 753 more words