Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: The Remains of the Day (Faber Classics) ISBN: 0571200737 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571200733 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 4340 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: There is always the danger of reading too much into a book. That is a danger that I don't believe exists with The Remains of the Day, one of the most beautifully written contemporary novels. The Remains of the Day is the story of Stevens, an English butler in post-World War II England. In beautiful understatement, Ishiguro explores the themes of the novel: What is the meaning of professionalism in today's society? How much should one sacrifice in order to remain true to his own personal ethics? Ishiguro weaves quiet comedy and tragedy in this deceptively simple tale, but always preserves a strong undercurrent of psychological motivation and tension. In beautiful, crystal clear prose, he tells the tale of one man's interpretation of his place in society. The fading class system also serves as a metaphor for the fading glory of the insular world of postwar England. If your're looking for a John Grisham breakneck plot, skip this book. If you want literature at its finest, you can't do better than this.
Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: Unconsoled ISBN: 0571283896 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571283897 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 3990 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he cannot remember agreeing to give. But then as he traverses a landscape by turns eerie and comical - and always strangely malleable, as a dream might be - he comes steadily to realise he is facing the most crucial performance of his life.
Автор: Ishiguro, Kazuo Название: Never let me go ISBN: 0571258093 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571258093 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 4480 T Наличие на складе: Заказано в издательстве. Описание: Narrated by Kathy, now 31, this book hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham School, and with the fate that has always awaited her and her closest friends in the wider world. A story of love, friendship and memory, it is charged throughout with a sense of the fragility of life.
Автор: Ishiguro, Kazuo Название: Buried Giant, The, Ishiguro, Kazuo ISBN: 0571315062 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571315062 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 5610 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen for years. They expect to face many hazards - some strange and other-worldly - but they cannot yet foresee how their journey will reveal to them dark and forgotten corners of their love for one another. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war.
Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: An Artist of the Floating World (Faber Classics) ISBN: 0571209130 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571209132 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 3580 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: It is 1948. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War Two, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future. The celebrated artist, Masuji Ono, fills his days attending to his garden, his house repairs, his two grown daughters and his grandson; his evenings drinking with old associates in quiet lantern-lit bars.
Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: Remains of the Day ISBN: 0571258247 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571258246 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 3980 T Наличие на складе: Ожидается поступление. Описание: `After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?` In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past...
Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: Never Let Me Go ISBN: 0571224148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571224142 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 4910 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were pupils at Hailsham - an idyllic establishment situated deep in the English countryside. The children there were tenderly sheltered
from the outside world, brought up to believe they were special, and that their personal welfare was crucial. But for what reason were they really there? It is only years later that Kathy,
now aged 31, finally allows herself to yield to the pull of memory and try to make sense of the past.
What unfolds is an extraordinarily powerful story in which Kathy, Ruth and
Tommy slowly come to realise that it is their seemingly happy childhood that has haunted them ever since, even tainting their adult lives. Part love story, part mystery, "Never Let Me Go"
is a uniquely beautiful and troubling novel, charged throughout with a profound emotional depth.
Автор: Kazuo Ishiguro Название: Never Let Me Go ISBN: 0307276473 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307276476 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 3140 T Наличие на складе: Есть
Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: When We Were Orphans ISBN: 0571205623 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571205622 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 3100 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country`s most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him; the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in Old Shanghai, when he was a small boy.
Автор: Kazuo Ishiguro Название: The Buried Giant ISBN: 0571315046 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571315048 Издательство: Faber Цена: 6460 T Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Ishiguro Kazuo Название: Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall ISBN: 0307455785 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307455789 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 5730 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание:
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day comes an inspired sequence of stories as affecting as it is beautiful.
With the clarity and precision that have become his trademarks, Kazuo Ishiguro interlocks five short pieces of fiction to create a world that resonates with emotion, heartbreak, and humor. Here is a fragile, once famous singer, turning his back on the one thing he loves; a music junky with little else to offer his friends but opinion; a songwriter who inadvertently breaks up a marriage; a jazz musician who thinks the answer to his career lies in changing his physical appearance; and a young cellist whose tutor has devised a remarkable way to foster his talent. For each, music is a central part of their lives and, in one way or another, delivers them to an epiphany.
Автор: Ishiguro, Kazuo Название: A pale view of hills ISBN: 067972267X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679722670 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 6110 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day, here is the story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. In a novel where past and present confuse, she relives scenes of Japan's devastation in the wake of World War II.
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