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The Buried Giant

Kazuo Ishiguro

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

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9780571315055
Date Published
03.03.2015
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Summary

*Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel Klara and the Sun is now available*

The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin.

The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not 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.

‘A beautiful fable with a hard message at its core . . . There won’t, I suspect, be a more important work of fiction published this year.’ John Sutherland, The Times

‘An exceptional novel . . . The Buried Giant does what important books do: it remains in the mind long after it has been read, refusing to leave.’ Neil Gaiman, New York Times Book Review

‘A beautiful, heartbreaking book about the duty to remember and the urge to forget.’ Alex Preston, Observer

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Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. His nine works of fiction have earned him many honours around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. His work has been translated into over fifty languages and The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me…

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