A Pale View of Hills
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A Pale View of Hills

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From the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me GoIn his highly acclaimed debut, Kazuo Ishiguro tells the story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. Retreating into the past, she finds herself reliving one particular hot summer night in Nagasaki, when she and her friends struggled to rebuild their lives after the war. But then as she recalls her strange friendship with Sachiko - a wealthy woman reduced to vagrancy - the memories take on a disturbing cast.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571258255
  • 9780571258253
  • 4,949

About Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro's eight books have won him world-wide renown and many honours, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. His work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Dayand Never Let Me Go have each sold in excess of one million copies in Faber editions alone, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. His most recent novel, The Buried Giant, was published in 2015, debuting at number 1 on the Sunday Times bestseller list.show more

Review Text

An original and remarkable genius. New York Timesshow more

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11,241 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
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4 42% (4,723)
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2 7% (778)
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