Books by Kazuo Ishiguro (8)


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Amintirea palidă a munţilor by Kazuo Ishiguro RO

Rating: 2 (1 vote)
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Romanul "Amintirea palida a muntilor", nominalizat la Booker Prize, a primit The Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize, acordat de Royal Society of Literature. "Amintirea palida a muntilor" este povestea melancolica a lui Etsuko, o japoneza care traieste singura in Anglia, straduindu-se sa exorcizeze un trecut bintuit de cosmarul celui de-al Doilea Razboi Mondial si sa se impace cu sinuciderea fiicei sale mai mari, Keiko. Amintirile sale se concentreaza insa asupra unei legaturi de amicitie din tinerete cu o alta tinara, Sachiko, si cu ciudata ei fiica, Mariko. Povestea centrala ... continue

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An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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A Japanese artist looks back on his life in this celebrated and prize-winning novel.
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Come Rain Or Come Shine by Kazuo Ishiguro EN

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In Kazuo Ishiguro's hands, a snapshot of domestic realism becomes a miniature masterpiece of memory and forgetting.

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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro EN

Rating: 3 (9 votes)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Once in a great while, a book comes along that changes our view of the world. This magnificent novel from the Nobel laureate and author of Never Let Me Go is “an intriguing take on how artificial intelligence might play a role in our futures ... a poignant meditation on love and loneliness” (The Associated Press). • A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! “What stays with you in ‘Klara and the Sun’ is the haunting narrative voice—a genuinely innocent, egoless perspective on the strange behavior of humans obsessed and wounded by power, status and fear.” —Booker Prize... continue
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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro EN

Rating: 4 (7 votes)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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NOBEL PRIZE WINNER • From the acclaimed, bestselling author of The Remains of the Day comes “a Gothic tour de force" (The New York Times) with an extraordinary twist—a moving, suspenseful, beautifully atmospheric modern classic. As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were. Now, years later, Kathy is a young woman. Ruth and Tommy have reentered her life. And for the first time... continue

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Pálida luz en las colinas by Kazuo Ishiguro ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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Despus del suicidio de su hija mayor, Etsuko, una japonesa de cincuenta aos instalada en Inglaterra, rememora momentos de su vida. Quiz la explicacin de esta tragedia familiar se encuentre agazapada en aquel Japn de los aos cincuenta que se recuperaba de las heridas de la guerra y del traumatismo de la bomba atmica...En la memoria de Etsuko aparece - de forma obsesiva, recurrente - la imagen de otra mujer, Sachiko, una amiga y vecina que viva sola con su hija Mariko. Dos personajes enigmticos, a cul ms inquietante. La pequea Mariko parece haber vivido una cruel y dolorosa experiencia, que redu... continue

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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro EN

Rating: 5 (3 votes)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is “an intricate and dazzling novel” (The New York Times) about the perfect butler and his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of a butler named Stevens. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the "great gentleman," Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts... continue

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Un artista del mundo flotante by Kazuo Ishiguro ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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La Segunda Guerra Mundial ha terminado y Japon comienza a levantarse de entre sus cenizas. En los meses que van desde octubre de 1948 a junio de 1950, el tiempo que media entre el comienzo de las negociaciones para casar a una hija y el matrimonio, Ono, un anciano pintor, recuerda su vida y reflexiona sobre su carrera artistica, en un intento por comprender una realidad cada dia mas ajena. No se de ningun colega que pintara su autorretrato con absoluta honestidad, declara Ono, y la pintura que va trazando de si mismo y de su epoca es una version susceptible de multiples y contradictorias inter... continue