Etsuko, a Japanese woman, is living alone in England. As she contemplates the suicide of her daughter she retreats into the past and finds herself reliving a particular hot summer in Nagasaki as she and her friends tried to build a life together.
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The story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. In a story where past and present confuse, she relives scenes of Japan's devastation in the wake of World War II.About the Author:
Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. He is the author of five novels, including The Remains of the Day, an international bestseller that won the Booker Prize and was adapted into an award-winning film. Ishiguro's work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. In 1995, he received an Order of the British Empire for service to literature, and in 1998 was named a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140118675