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When We Were Orphans By Kazuo Ishiguro

When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Summary

In 1930s England, Christopher Banks has become one of the country's most celebrated detectives. His cases are the talk of London society. Yet one mystery has always haunted him, the mysterious disappearance of his parents in Old Shanghai, when he was a small boy.

When We Were Orphans Summary

When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

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 inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a story of memory, intrigue and the need to return; of a childhood vision of the world surviving deep into adulthood, indelibly shaping and distorting a person's life.

About Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1954 and came t o Britain at the age of five. He attended the University of Kent and studied English Literature and Philosophy, and later enrolled in an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of the novels A Pale View of Hills (winner of the Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (winner of the 1986 Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Premio Scanno, and shortlisted for the 1986 Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (winner of the 1989 Booker Prize) and When We Were Orphans (shortlisted for the 2000 Booker Prize and Whitbread Novel of the Year).Kazuo Ishiguro's books have been translated into twenty-eight languages. The Remains of the Day became an international bestseller, with over a million copies sold in the English language alone, and was adapted into an award-winning film starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson.In 1995 Ishig

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GOR000471383
9780571205165
057120516X
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2001-03-05
320
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 2000 Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 2000
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