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Award Winning Books by
KAZUO ISHIGURO

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
852 reviews (2015) (317p) ()
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 From the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day
 
The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, decide that now is the time, finally, for them to set off acros...
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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
1367 reviews (2005) (304p) (NBCCA) (Booker) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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 From the acclaimed author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, a moving new novel that subtly reimagines our world and time in a haunting story of friendship and love.

As a child, Kathy–now thirty-one years old–lived at Hailsham, a private school in the scenic English countryside where the children were sheltered from the outside world, brough...
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When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
219 reviews (2000) (352p) (Booker) (Amazon)
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 From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Remains of the Day comes this stunning work of soaring imagination.

Born in early-twentieth-century Shanghai, Banks was orphaned at the age of nine after the separate disappearances of his parents. Now, more than twenty years later, he is a celebrated figure in London society; yet the investigative expertise that has garner...
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The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro
149 reviews (1995) (544p) (ALA)
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 Only the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day could have created this daring and stunningly inventive new novel. The Unconsoled gives readers what is at once a riveting psychological mystery, an acute satire of the cult of art, and a poignant character study of a man whose public self has taken on a life of its own. "Ishiguro writes with his characteristic grace and off-beat punge...
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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
218 reviews (1989) (256p) (Booker) (NYTimes)
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 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....
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An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
38 reviews (1986) (208p) (Booker)
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 This is the story of an artist as an aging man, struggling through the wreckage of Japan's World War II experience. Ishiguro's first novel....
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Kazuo Ishiguro Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 7  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 5  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 Never Let Me Go ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 1 The Remains of the Day ·  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 4 An Artist of the Floating World · The Remains of the Day · When We Were Orphans · Never Let Me Go ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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