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Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall - Kazuo Ishiguro
Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall
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As the subtitle suggests, each story focuses on music and musicians, and the close of day. All of the stories have unfulfilled potential as a linking theme, tinged with elements of regret. The second and fourth stories have comic undertones. The first and final stories feature cafe musicians, and... show more
As the subtitle suggests, each story focuses on music and musicians, and the close of day. All of the stories have unfulfilled potential as a linking theme, tinged with elements of regret. The second and fourth stories have comic undertones. The first and final stories feature cafe musicians, and the first and fourth stories feature the same character. All five stories are written in the first person.  
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Format: papier
ISBN: 9780571244980
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 221
Edition language: English
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5.0 A Review of Kazuo Ishiguro's Nocturnes
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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