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Kazuo Ishiguro
Birth date: 1954-11-08
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Hol rated it 4 months ago
The remains of the day was a meditative look at the life of an English butler in the Nineteenth century and one which I really enjoyed. Previously I read Never Letting Go by the same author and although I liked it, it didn’t evoke much emotional engagement. I was therefore hesitant to try this, bu...
DubaiReader rated it 5 months ago
I had heard so much about this author and was looking forward to reading one of his books for our book group. I started with the audiobook version, narrated by Nigel Hawthorne, but found his voice too slow and the book was dragging, so I did something that I never do - I read it rather than listenin...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 8 months ago
Writing a review of a Kazuo Ishiguro book is like reading a Kazuo Ishiguro book: it's the same thing as the last time. What can I say different in this review? It's mostly the same: Ishiguro is a brilliant author with a gorgeous understanding of the language; he drops that displaced unreliable narra...
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 10 months ago
My completist quest regarding Kazuo Ishiguro's novels and short stories (begun long before he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature) took me back to one of his earlier works -- I only had An Artist of the Floating World and The Unconsoled to finish to have read all of his novels; and with the c...
Tami rated it 10 months ago
This felt way longer than the page count warrants. The voice of the first person narrator is dry and fraught with many boring details about being a butler and the job of a butler - I profession I never really felt much interest in... The picture his narration paints is that of an unintelligent, em...
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