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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant

  • Title: The Buried Giant
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  • ISBN : 9780307271037
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 317 pages


You ve long set your heart against it, Axl, I know But it s time now to think on it anew There s a journey we must go on, and no delay The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years.Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro s first novel in nearly a decad You ve long set your heart against it, Axl, I know But it s time now to think on it anew There s a journey we must go on, and no delay The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years.Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro s first novel in nearly a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge, and war


Author Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro or is a British novelist of Japanese origin and Nobel Laureate in Literature 2017 His family moved to England in 1960 Ishiguro obtained his Bachelor s degree from the University of Kent in 1978 and his Master s from the University of East Anglia s creative writing course in 1980 He became a British citizen in 1982 He now lives in London.His first novel, A Pale




The Buried Giant Reviews (46)

  • I have only read one other Ishiguro novel and that is Never Let Me Go Nevertheless, I too was intrigued about what would happen when a highly acclaimed author of literary fiction transitioned into fantasy Unfortunately, having read the book, I m still not even sure.What happened here It s one of tho [..]

  • B 72% More than Satisfactory Notes There s meaning to be taken from its final few chapters, though the journey there is tiresome, plodding and colorless. [..]

  • Is it better to remember Or can we only live with ourselves and one another through ignorance Kazuo Ishiguro writes a spellbinding fable of one elderly couple s quest for memory Their journey takes us deep into a nostalgically rendered Dark Age A post Arthurian Britain inhabited by the myths and her [..]

  • The Buried Giant is a subtle and melancholy reflection on memory and forgetfulness and the roles they play both in the lives of individuals and those of countries and peoples It is the kind of novel that yields up its secrets gradually, and it s worth persisting with even if you are not init [..]

  • 1 star I don t often feel guilty at not being able to finish a book, but I do this time It s not like I didn t try I made three attempts to read it.1 I got the book I read a few chapters The characters didn t have any personalities, the descriptions of them didn t bring them to life at all and I was [..]

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