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Never Let Me Go

by Kazuo Ishiguro

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

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Selected for the Man Booker 2005 Shortlist. Kazuo Ishiguro has been acclaimed in the Sunday Times for 'extending the possibilities of fiction'. In Never Let Me Go he has fashioned another remarkable story - a story of love, loss and hidden truths - that takes its place among his finest work. Download an extract and make up your own mind.

Never Let Me Go Synopsis

Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were pupils at Hailsham - an idyllic establishment situated deep in the English countryside. The children there were tenderly sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe they were special, and that their personal welfare was crucial. But for what reason were they really there?

It is only years later that Kathy, now aged thirty-one, finally allows herself to yield to the pull of memory. What unfolds is the haunting story of how Kathy, Ruth and Tommy slowly come to face the truth about their seemingly happy childhoods - and about their futures.

Never Let Me Go is a uniquely moving novel, charged throughout with a sense of the fragility of our lives.

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ISBN: 9780571258093
Publication date: 25/02/2010
Publisher: Faber And Faber
Format: Paperback (b Format)

ISBN: 9780571224111
Publication date: 31/03/2005
Publisher: Faber And Faber
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571224111
Publication date: 31st March 2005
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: Faber And Faber
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
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About Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1954 and came to Britain at the age of five. He attended the University of Kent and studied English Literature and Philosophy, and later enrolled in an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of the novels A Pale View of Hills (winner of the Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (winner of the 1986 Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Premio Scanno, and shortlisted for the 1986 Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (winner of the 1989 Booker Prize) and When We Were Orphans (...

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