Kazuo Ishiguro

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Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and many honours around the world. His work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have each sold in excess of 1,000,000 copies in Faber editions alone, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and came to Britain at the age of five. He is the author of six novels: A Pale View of Hills (1982, Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (1986, Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Premio Scanno, shortlisted for the Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (1989, winner of the Booker Prize), The Unconsoled (1995, winner of the Cheltenham Prize), When We Were Orphans (2000, shortlisted for the Booker Prize) and Never Let Me Go (2005, Corine Internationaler Buchpreis, Serono Literary Prize, Casino de Santiago European Novel Award, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize). Nocturnes (2009) was awarded the Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa International Literary Prize.

Kazuo Ishiguro's work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have also been adapted into major films.

In 1995 Ishiguro received an OBE for Services to Literature, and in 1998 the French decoration of Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

Books by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Remains of the Day (ANZ Nobel Prize hb edition)

Published: December 2017

In celebration of Kazuo Ishiguro winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature: a special gift hardback edition of his 1989 Booker Prize-winning novel.

My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs

Published: December 2017

Delivered in Stockholm on 7 December 2017, My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs is the lecture of the Nobel Laureate in Literature, Kazuo Ishiguro.

Never Let Me Go

Published: June 2017

Designed to meet the requirements for students at GCSE and A level, this accessible and stimulating new educational edition is intended equally for those studying independently, with a personal tutor, or in class. The guide covers: - the context of the novel and its author; - detailed examination of themes, characters and structure; - a close look the novel in the author's own words, and at different critical receptions; - glossaries and test questions designed to prompt deeper thinking.

An Artist of the Floating World

Published: December 2016

A special edition of Kazuo Ishiguo's classic novel to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new introduction by the author.

The Buried Giant

Published: March 2016

There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay . . .

The Remains of the Day

Published: May 2015

Experience the wonder of the written word from some of the greatest writers of the modern age, with Faber Modern Classics. The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's best-loved Booker Prize-winning novel.

The Buried Giant

Published: March 2015

An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day.

An Artist of the Floating World

Published: February 2013

A Japanese artist looks back on his life in this celebrated and prize-winning novel.

When We Were Orphans

Published: February 2013

A novel of memory and loss, set between London of the 1930s and Shanghai between the wars.

The Unconsoled

Published: February 2013

A haunting and utterly original novel in which a famous pianist confronts unresolved emotional aspects of his life.

Never Let Me Go

Published: August 2010

A story of love, friendship and memory.

The Remains of the Day

Published: August 2010

A tragic, spiritual portrait of a perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England. A wonderful, wonderful book.

A Pale View of Hills

Published: August 2010

Stunning new repackages to celebrate Ishiguro's popular backlist titles.

Nocturnes

Published: April 2010

An exploration of love, need, and the ineluctable force of the past.

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