New Release Books by Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro is the author of The Remains of the Day (2011), A Pale View of Hills (2010), Conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro (2008), An Artist of the Floating World (2009) and other 82 books.

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The Remains of the Day

release date: Jul 01, 2011
The Remains of the Day
''After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?''In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past...A contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro''s beautiful and haunting evocation of life between the wars in a Great English House, of lost causes and lost love.The Remains of the Day is now available as a Faber Modern Classics edition.

A Pale View of Hills

release date: Feb 25, 2010
A Pale View of Hills
Etsuko, a middle-aged Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwells on the recent suicide of her elder daughter, Keiko. Despite the efforts of her surviving daughter to distract her thoughts, Etsuko finds herself recalling a particular summer in Nagasaki after the bomb fell.

Conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro
Though readers might expect Ishiguro to be reticent, given the nature of his protagonists, his responses are full, thoughtful, and frequently witty. The volume includes interviews from British, French, and American periodicals, a conversation between Ishiguro and acclaimed Japanese novelist Kenzaburo Oe, and a new interview conducted with the book''s editors."--pub. desc.

An Artist of the Floating World

release date: Jan 08, 2009
An Artist of the Floating World
*Kazuo Ishiguro''s new novel Klara and the Sun is now available* SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE WHITBREAD (NOW COSTA) BOOK OF THE YEAR 1948: Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War II, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future. The celebrated painter Masuji Ono fills his days attending to his garden, his two grown daughters and his grandson, and his evenings drinking with old associates in quiet lantern-lit bars. His should be a tranquil retirement. But as his memories continually return to the past - to a life and a career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism - a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity. ''An exquisite novel.'' Observer ''Pitch-perfect . a tour de force of unreliable narration.'' Guardian ''A work of spare elegance: refined, understated, economic.'' Sunday Times

The Unconsoled

release date: Jan 01, 2005
The Unconsoled
The Unconsoled is an extraordinary study of a man whose life has accelerated beyond his control

When We Were Orphans

release date: Jan 08, 2009
When We Were Orphans
*Kazuo Ishiguro''s new novel Klara and the Sun is now available* Shortlisted for the Booker Prize England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country''s most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Moving between London and Shanghai of the interwar years, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return. ''You seldom read a novel that so convinces you it is extending the possibilities of fiction.'' John Carey, Sunday Times ''Ishiguro is the best and most original novelist of his generation and When We Were Orphans could be by no other writer. It haunts the mind. It moves to tears.'' Susan Hill, Mail on Sunday ''Discloses a writer not only near the height of his powers but in a league all of his own.'' Boyd Tonkin, Independent

Nocturnes

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Nocturnes
This quintet ranges from Italian piazzas to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the ''hush-hush floor'' of an exclusive Hollywood hotel. Along the way we meet young dreamers, caf ̌musicians and faded stars, all at some moment of reckoning.

Ertrinkendes Mädchen.

release date: Jan 01, 2005

Paul Graham

release date: Oct 10, 1996
Paul Graham
Looks at the work of the contemporary British photographer; brings together portraits, landscapes, and interiors from his British, European, and Japanese series; and includes an interview with the photographer.

Never Let Me Go: Textbook. Camden Town Oberstufe - Zusatzmaterial Zu Der Ausgabe 2018 Für Niedersachsen

release date: Feb 01, 2018
Never Let Me Go: Textbook. Camden Town Oberstufe - Zusatzmaterial Zu Der Ausgabe 2018 Für Niedersachsen
Abiturpflichtlekture in Niedersachen (schriftliche Abiturprufung 2020) Never Let Me Go ist ein Roman des britischen Autors Kazuo Ishiguro aus dem Jahr 2005. DAs Buch wurde 2005 fur den hochsten britischen Buchpreis, den Booker Prize (Shortlist), nominiert. ZUdem erhielt es Nominierungen fur den Arthur C. CLarke Award (2006) und den National Book Critics Circle Award (2005). TIme wahlte es zum besten Roman des Jahres 2005 und nahm es in seine Liste der hundert besten englischsprachigen Romane von 1923 bis 2005 auf. 2015 wahlten 82 internationale Literaturkritiker und -wissenschaftler den Roman zu einem der bedeutendsten britischen Romane. uber den Roman: Die Geschichte beginnt in Hailsham, einem Internat, und wird von Kathy H. Erzahlt, die noch einmal ihre Erinnerungen durchlebt. HAilsham liegt in South Essex (England), in einer schonen Landschaft und ist abgeschnitten von der AuSSenwelt. KAthy, ihre besten Freunde Ruth und Tommy sowie ihre Mitschuler wachsen in Hailsham auf und scheinen eine behutete Kindheit zu haben. SIe gehen in eine scheinbar normale Schule, doch heiSSen bei ihnen die Unterrichtenden nicht Lehrer, sondern Aufseher, und schon fruh wird ihnen gesagt, dass sie etwas Besonderes seien, anders sind als die Menschen "drauSSen". ALle Hailsham-Kollegiaten haben eine Bestimmung: Ihre Existenz dient allein dem Zweck, sich bis zum Tode Organe entnehmen zu lassen, damit andere, die sie in Auftrag gegeben haben, weiterleben konnen. Diese Ausgabe enthalt fundierte Lesehilfen, ausfuhrliche Annotationen und zahlreiche Hintergrundinformationen.

Ishiguro Pack - 1996

release date: Mar 01, 1994

Ishiguro Pack - Author 1

release date: Jul 01, 1992

Early Japanese Stories Special Edition

release date: Jan 01, 2000
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