Never Let Me Go (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)

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9780307740991: Never Let Me Go (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)

Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 08 Pages: 304 Publisher: Knopf Group From the 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. ought up to believe that they were special and that their well- being was crucial not only for themselves but for the society they would eventually enter. Kathy had long ago put this idyllic past behind her. but when two of her Hailsham friends come back into her life. she stops resisting the pull of memory.And so . as her friendship with Ruth is rekindled. and as the feelings that long ago fueled her adolescent crush on Tommy begin to deepen into love. Kathy rec...

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A reunion with two childhood friends draws Kathy and her companions on a nostalgic odyssey into their lives at Hailsham, an isolated private school in the English countryside, and a confrontation with the truth about their childhoods.

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" A page turner and a heartbreaker, a tour de force of knotted tension and buried anguish." -- "Time"
" A Gothic tour de force. . . . A tight, deftly controlled story . . . . Just as accomplished [as "The Remains of the Day"] and, in a very different way, just as melancholy and alarming." -- "The New York Times"
" Elegaic, deceptively lovely. . . . As always, Ishiguro pulls you under." -- "Newsweek"
" Superbly unsettling, impeccably controlled . . . . The book' s irresistible power comes from Ishiguro' s matchless ability to expose its dark heart in careful increments." -- "Entertainment Weekly"

"A page turner and a heartbreaker, a tour de force of knotted tension and buried anguish."--"Time"
"A Gothic tour de force. . . . A tight, deftly controlled story . . . . Just as accomplished [as "The Remains of the Day"] and, in a very different way, just as melancholy and alarming."--"The New York Times"
"Elegaic, deceptively lovely. . . . As always, Ishiguro pulls you under." --"Newsweek"
"Superbly unsettling, impeccably controlled . . . . The book's irresistible power comes from Ishiguro's matchless ability to expose its dark heart in careful increments." --"Entertainment Weekly"

"A page turner and a heartbreaker, a tour de force of knotted tension and buried anguish. "Time"

A Gothic tour de force. . . . A tight, deftly controlled story . . . . Just as accomplished [as The Remains of the Day] and, in a very different way, just as melancholy and alarming. "The New York Times"

"Elegaic, deceptively lovely. . . . As always, Ishiguro pulls you under." "Newsweek"

Superbly unsettling, impeccably controlled . . . . The book s irresistible power comes from Ishiguro s matchless ability to expose its dark heart in careful increments. "Entertainment Weekly""

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