Posts Tagged: kazuo ishiguro
The problem with writing about Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go is that I can’t discuss the plot. A blend of science fiction and literary narrative, the novel hinges on a secret, a secret so all-encompassing and imposing, so carefully revealed, that if I were to divulge it, I would ruin the book.
That being said, here’s what I can tell you…...more
“Laughs were out, torture porn was in.” Colin Bateman wonders what happened to humor in crime fiction....more
“Bathetic self-deception, and unfulfilled dreams–a lament to passing time, and life not working out quite as one had hoped–have been the defining themes of almost all Ishiguro’s work. They are, on the face of it, puzzling preoccupations for one of Britain’s most successful writers.” An interview with Kazuo Ishiguro....more