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Kazuo Ishiguro
Birth date: 1954-11-08
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 3 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...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 5 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
Tami rated it 5 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...
philoSophie
philoSophie rated it 5 months ago
Στο ταξίδι έξι ημερών, από το αρχοντικό στο οποίο εργάζεται ως το Weymouth, όπου βρίσκεται η Mrs. Kenton, ο Stevens προβληματίζεται για την επαγγελματική του σταδιοδρομία, για την ουσία ενός καλού μπάτλερ, για την ορθότητα των αξιών και των επιλογών που έχει κάνει. Το μεγαλείο και η ηθική ταλανίζουν...
The Lexical Funk!
The Lexical Funk! rated it 9 months ago
I think if you look at my ratings on Goodreads you'll see that I'm much more sympathetic to short story collections. A good short story collection often shows an author's commitment to craft. You can see how much care the author takes with every word, you can get a sense of his or her range when dea...
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