Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in Book Review, Fiction | 0 comments

Title: The remains of the day Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Genre: Fiction Publisher: Vintage Release Date: 1990 Pages: 245 An English butler reflects--sometimes bitterly, sometimes humorously--on his service to a lord between the two world wars and discovers doubts about his master's character and about the ultimate value of his own service to humanity What is there in the landscape of the land that could justify the use of that ‘lofty adjective’ in...

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Review: Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Book Review, Fiction | 0 comments

Title: Suspended Sentences Author: Patrick Modiano Genre: Fiction (Translation) Publisher: Yale University Press Patrick Modiano pursues his characters with the meticulousness of a private detective. It seems that he is obsessed with the "riddle of human identity". “At times it seems our memories act much like Polaroids,” says the narrator in Patrick Modiano’s short novel Afterimage. Indeed in these novellas the writer’s...

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