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

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.

The Buried Giant

Published: March 2015

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

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.

The Remains of the Day

Published: January 2012

As part of Faber's Secrets and Lies series comes a classic novel of hidden loyalties.

Never Let Me Go film tie-in

Published: January 2011

The film tie-in edition of Ishiguro's Booker-shortlisted novel.

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.

Nocturnes 5xCD

Published: October 2009

New from the Booker-Prize winning author of The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans and Never Let Me Go.

A Pale View of Hills

Published: July 2009

Beautiful new paperback Faber Firsts edition to commemorate Faber's 80th Anniversary.

Nocturnes Limited Edition

Published: May 2009

Nocturnes

Published: May 2009

New from the Booker-Prize winning author of The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans and Never Let Me Go.

Nocturnes

Published: May 2009

New from the Booker-Prize winning author of The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans and Never Let Me Go.

Never Let Me Go

Published: May 2006

Shortlisted for the 2005 Man Booker Prize, 'Not since The Remains of the Day has Ishiguro written about wasted lives with such finely gauged forlornness.' - Sunday Times

Never Let Me Go

Published: July 2005

Artist of the Floating World

Published: July 2005

Pale View of Hills

Published: July 2005

Remains of the Day

Published: July 2005

An elderly butler is on a five-day motoring trip through the West Country in the 1950s. The climax of his journey is to be a reunion with his former housekeeper. This 1989 Booker Prize-winner attempts to capture a period in British history and draw a portrait of a man in old age

Unconsoled

Published: July 2005

The Unconsoled is an extraordinary study of a man whose life has accelerated beyond his control

When We Were Orphans

Published: July 2005

When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return

Pale View of Hills

Published: July 2005

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