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Metafiction and the Dreamscape: Kazuo Ishiguro's The Unconsoled (1995)

After almost three months of bedtime reading—a combination of plodding, groping in the dark, winding, twisting, and turning—I’m finally out of Ishiguro’s labyrinthine 500-page epic. 739 more words

Literary Criticism

Fantasy Shmantasy


Excited to have started Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest and greatest. This book provoked a good amount of controversy because he elected to write it in the “Fantasy” genre. 93 more words

Writing

The Buried Giant

A review of the book by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Set in Old England, some years after the reign of King Arthur, Ishiguro takes on a journey through the english countryside with an old couple, Axl and Beartrice, to find their missing son.But did they have a son? 266 more words

Reviews

Never Let Me Go

Ishiguro’s newest read is fantastical – the stuff of fairy tales, complete with giants. It’s had me thinking a lot about this read, also fantastical but in a way that comes scarily close to bordering reality. 557 more words

Books

Travel the World In Books: Belarus and France

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As part of this Readathon, here is a video, where I suggest a way of reading books from different countries, and where I review a book written by a French author. 114 more words

Fiction

Travel the World In Books Readathon

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As a reader of my book blog, you know you can find a lot of diversity here. So why not try to add to it and join this Readathon? 153 more words

Fiction