The English author Kazuo Ishiguro has been named winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature. With names including Margaret Atwood, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Haruki Murakami leading the odds at the bookmakers, Ishiguro was a surprise choice.
The 62 year old British writer’s novels are mainly set in the past and are always fictional with a science fiction and futuristic theme. His stories are mostly written in the first person with a narrative exhibiting human failings.
Kazuo’s stories often occur in a very similar parallel world, with a few of his stories taking place in post world war II. His outstanding qualities made him stand out from other writers.
Encomium.ng brings to you notable novels written by Kazuo Ishiguro:
A Pale View of Hills (1982)
An Artist of the Floating World (1986)
The Remains of the Day (1989)
The Unconsoled (1995)
When We Were Orphans (2000)
Never let me go (2005)
The Buried Giant (2015)
– Chika Okorie