Tag Archives: Kazuo Ishiguro

Wish List 2016: New Year’s Resolutions, plus The BBC’s 100 Greatest British Novels

Well, it wouldn’t feel right to end the year without a nosy at what everyone is deeming the best reads of the year. The New York Times includes Elena Ferrante’s twin protagonists and Helen Macdonald’s in its 10 Best Books of … Continue reading

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The Man Booker Prize and 2015 winner of the Man Booker International Prize

The Booker Prize, traditionally awarded for the best original novel written in English and published in the UK, is undisputedly one the most important fictional literary gongs going. As Wikipedia informs us, it is “greeted with great anticipation and fanfare… … Continue reading

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“The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro (1989) – book review

“But what is the sense in forever speculating what might have happened had such and such a moment turned out differently? One could presumably drive oneself to distraction in this way”. We just re-watched this true precursor to Downton Abbey, … Continue reading

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