logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
An Artist of the Floating World - Kazuo Ishiguro
An Artist of the Floating World
by: (author)
4.25 30
This is the story of an artist as an aging man, struggling through the wreckage of Japan's World War II experience. Ishiguro's first novel.
This is the story of an artist as an aging man, struggling through the wreckage of Japan's World War II experience. Ishiguro's first novel.
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679722663 (0679722661)
ASIN: 679722661
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
In a network of lines that enlace
In a network of lines that enlace rated it
4.0 Heartbreakingly beautiful
Ishiguro’s novels are beautiful. That’s the one word the springs to mind immediately when thinking of his writing. No matter what the setting or storyline, the writing draws you completely into the world and characters; yet still retains that mystery and distance that he creates so well. An Artist...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
5.0 Artist of the Floating World
somebody wrote, intelligently, here on GR, any given author's works will be hit and miss even for his close fans, and after five full Kazuo Ishiguro works, I find this particularly true. definite hit: Remains of the Day. definite hit: Orphans. merely competent: Never Let Me Go, Pale View of Hills. t...
Musings of a Bibliomaniac
Musings of a Bibliomaniac rated it
3.0
If you've already read [b:The Remains of the Day|28921|The Remains of the Day|Kazuo Ishiguro|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327128714s/28921.jpg|3333111], chances are your enjoyment of An Artist of the Floating World will be greatly curtailed. And that is the sheer tragedy of this book.Replace Steven...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
F:bookiesnot essentialregisteredIshiguro, KazuoAn Artist of the Floating WorldHome audio - don't know what to expect!Unabridged and read by David Case. Lordy but how these narrators do not fit Ishiguro's work... did he not get a choice?This is a novella in four parts:October 1948April 1949November 1...
Lotus wild over sakura
Lotus wild over sakura rated it
4.0 Artist of the Floating World
Each time my eyelids bowed down to the devil of grave drowsiness, the concave depths displayed a lean, modest shadowy figure standing on the Bridge of Hesitation; the wrinkles on his forehead becoming deeper , trembling with culpability, wishing for Noriko’s miai to be an incessant success. Jer...
Other editions (20)
Books by Kazuo Ishiguro
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?