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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant

by Kazuo Ishiguro

CD-Audio Publication Date: 03/03/2015

 

**Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature**

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

The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in hope of finding a son they haven't seen for years.

They expect to face many hazards, some strange and other-worldly - but they cannot yet foresee how their journey will reveal to them dark and forgotten corners of their love for one another.

ISBN:
9781471294952
9781471294952
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
03-03-2015
Publisher:
W F Howes Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
10
Kazuo Ishiguro

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), a collection of stories, was awarded the Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa International Literary Prize.

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.

In 2017 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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