An Extraordinary New Novel From The Author Of Never Let Me Go And The Booker Prize Winning The Remains Of The Day You Ve Long Set Your Heart Against It, Axl, I Know But It S Time Now To Think On It Anew There S A Journey We Must Go On, And No Delay The Romans Have Long Since Departed, And Britain Is Steadily Declining Into Ruin But At Least The Wars That Once Ravaged The Country Have Ceased The Buried Giant Begins As A Couple, Axl And Beatrice, Set Off Across A Troubled Land Of Mist And Rain In The Hope Of Finding A Son They Have Not Seen For Years They Expect To Face Many Hazards Some Strange And Other Worldly But They Cannot Yet Foresee How Their Journey Will Reveal To Them Dark And Forgotten Corners Of Their Love For One Another Sometimes Savage, Often Intensely Moving, Kazuo Ishiguro S First Novel In A Decade Is About Lost Memories, Love, Revenge And War
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro or , OBE, FRSA, FRSL is a British novelist of Japanese origin and Nobel Laureate in Literature 2017 His family moved to England in 1960 Ishiguro obtained his Bachelor s degree from the University of Kent in 1978 and his Master s from the University of East Anglia s creative writing course in 1980 He became a British citizen in 1982 He now lives in London.His first novel, A Pale View of Hills, won the 1982 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize His second novel, An Artist of the Floating World, won the 1986 Whitbread Prize Ishiguro received the 1989 Man Booker prize for his third novel The Remains of the Day His fourth novel, The Unconsoled, won the 1995 Cheltenham Prize His latest novel is The Buried Giant, a New York Times bestseller He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2017.His novels An Artist of the Floating World 1986 , When We Were Orphans 2000 , and Never Let Me Go 2005 were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.In 2008, The Times ranked Ishiguro 32nd on their list of The 50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945 In 2017, the Swedish Academy awarded him the Nobel Prize in Literature, describing him in its citation as a writer who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.
- 345 pages
- The Buried Giant
- Kazuo Ishiguro
- 13 July 2017 Kazuo Ishiguro