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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

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

Ishiguro: Ono's Evolution

I must prelude this blog post with a slight apology: some of this blog may not make utter sense. There may be words in places where they shouldn’t be and it may seem like I’m beating around the proverbial bush that is my point of this post (or that I’m repeating myself). 1,135 more words

Why hello there!

Welcome to Floating Among Artists, a blog dedicated to my reading responses on and general musings about the texts I will be reading for my Comparative Literatures graduate class (English 657). 464 more words