Kazuo Ishiguro Turns 64

As a writer, I am more interested in what people tell themselves what happened rather than what actually happened.
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Nobel Prize winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro was born November 8,1954. He’s the author of six novels and has been awarded the Booker Prize, an OBE for Service to Literature, and the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

In his latest novel, Never Let Me Go, Ishiguro creates an environment that is at once both familiar and unique. How do your memories impact the scenes and characters in your stories?

 


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