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Kazuo Ishiguro - When We Were Orphans (2nd Hand Paperback)

£4.45
SKU B002041
Synopsis

Shortlisted for The Booker Prize 2000 & Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 2000.

England, 1930's.

Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases are the talk of London society.

Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy.

Moving between London and Shanghai of the inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.

Details
  • Format : Slightly Larger 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Good
  • Category : Fiction - Modern Classics
  • Published : 2000 (Faber & Faber
  • ISBN : 9780571204403
  • SKU : B002041
  • PPC : SP450gm
  • RRP : £9.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

Larger Trade Paperback (Hardback) Size.

External Reviews

'You seldom read a novel that so convinces you it is extending the possibilities of fiction.' - The Sunday Times.

'Ishiguro is the best and most original writer of his generation, and ''When We Were Orphans'' could be by no other writer. It haunts the mind. It moves to tears.' - Mail on Sunday.

The Author

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro OBE FRSA FRSL is a British novelist, screenwriter and short-story writer. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan, and moved to England in 1960 when he was five. Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors in the English-speaking world.

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