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A pale view of hills

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: New York : Putnam, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A middle-aged Japanese woman, now living in England, relives her horrifying childhood memories of the bombing of Nagasaki.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction, Japanese
novels
Psychological fiction
Novels
History
Historical fiction
Fiction
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-
Pale view of hills.
New York : Putnam, 1982
(OCoLC)610488754
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 0399127186 9780399127182 067972267X 9780679722670
OCLC Number: 8110598
Awards: Nobel Prize for Literature, 2017.
Description: 183 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kazuo Ishiguro.

Abstract:

A middle-aged Japanese woman, now living in England, relives her horrifying childhood memories of the bombing of Nagasaki.

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Enigmatic and Captivating

by dmirau (WorldCat user published 2010-12-06) Excellent Permalink

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel may be his most enigmatic. While some readers may find the lack of closure frustrating, I think it shows the author's high regard for his readers. Multiple interpretations are likely and in my opinion are preferable to the condescending and simplifying meta-narration a...
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