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My Bad Reading Habit (What's Yours?)

Do you have any bad habits when it comes to your reading? Or do you read in a way to offset or correct a bad habit you are susceptible to? 799 more words


The Butler Blew It: Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day (1989)

The Remains of the Day is a Booker Prize-winning novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.  Ishiguro was born in Japan,  emigrating to Britain at age five.  The Remains Of the Day… 779 more words

Not the Same Degree of Satisfaction

Although it explores profound themes in an intelligent and underhanded way, Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant is a laborious read with excruciatingly repetitive dialogue, artificial and stilted language, and unnecessary and long-winded descriptions of landscape and strategies of hand to hand combat. 689 more words

Book Review

A level unseen: OCR. Never Let Me Go

The passage under consideration is taken from Ishiguro’s 2005 novel Never Let Me Go, which is a study of dystopian society in which human clones are produced for the purpose of providing organs for their human counterparts. 1,156 more words

The Buried Giant

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

Finished on: 15 February 2017

Where did I get this book: A present from my mum

Mount TBR Challenge: 6

#RockMyTBR February: 483 more words

Colours of a thousand hills

Do you know what you were doing between April and July, 1994?

I was in the last stages of pregnancy, winding down at work and then going on maternity leave before my due date at the end of July. 532 more words


Burton: Chapter 2

Reading Assignment: Chapter Two (“Narrative Tracks Across the Floating World: Kazuo Ishiguro’s An Artist of the Floating World (1986) and Remains of the Day 892 more words