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Description - An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

It is 1948. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War II, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future. The celebrated painter Masuji Ono fills his days attending to his garden, his house repairs, his two grown daughters and his grandson, and his evenings drinking with old associates in quiet lantern-lit bars. His should be a tranquil retirement. But as his memories continually return to the past - to a life and a career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism - a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571330386
ISBN-10: 057133038X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 13mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven published books have won him wide renown and many honours around the world. His work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have each sold in excess of 1,000,000 copies in Faber editions alone, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. His latest novel is The Buried Giant.

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