Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall
Publish date: 2009-05-05
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Short Stories
, Japanese Literature
Ishiguro has written three very good novels and two almost very-good books, as well as a number of short stories, and like most authors, he's a little better at one than the other--in this case the former. from the masterpiece [b:Remains of the Day|28921|The Remains of the Day|Kazuo Ishiguro|http://...
Mr Ishiguro's writing is the best I have ever come across, he is simply the best, he won Booker's prize for 'the remains of the day' and he deserves the Nobel and the Pulitzer too, I hope he wins it. The book, as the title suggests, is made up of five short stories. All the heros are musicians, they...
I’ve never read a book before that starts off with a threat to sue the reviewer, in capital letters, no less:THESE ARE UNCORRECTED PROOFS, ALL QUOTATIONS OR ATTRIBUTIONS SHOULD BE CHECKED AGAINST THE BOUND COPY OF THE BOOK. WE URGE THIS FOR THE SAKE OF EDITORIAL ACURACY AS WELL AS FOR YOUR LEGAL PRO...
I had 15 seconds during which to bolt down into the library – no not a typo; for reasons known only to late-70s civic leaders, my branch library is underground – and grab an audiobook or two for the ride north. I'm not a big audio person – I have no regular commute, and my home life is too loud and ...
This was a really good read. I am not usually big on short story collections, but this is a beautifully written collection!
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