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The buried giant

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Series: Book club kit
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. "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 more 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Fantasy fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 9780307271037 030727103X 9781101875476 110187547X 9780307455796 0307455793
OCLC Number: 888025393
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Awards: Short-listed for British Book Industry Awards Fiction Book of the Year 2016
Description: 317 pages ; 25 cm
Series Title: Book club kit
Responsibility: Kazuo Ishiguro.
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An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day'You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know.  Read more...

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A book to absorb

by jburles (WorldCat user published 2016-11-16) Very Good Permalink

I enjoyed the book, the language, pacing and plot,  and thought that was the end of it, but find myself continuing to think about its theme. It is one of those books that altered the way I perceive and think...
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