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Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2005.; Shortlisted for Arthur C. Clarke Award 2006.
Faber and Faber
110 x 177 x 20 mm
160 g
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.
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  1. Om man har sett filmen...
    D.N., 18 april 2016

    Jag hade sett filmen innan och ville läsa boken. En del av spänningen i boken var borta, just därför. Historien är skriven i jag-form och Kathy berättar om sitt liv, men det är något konstigt med livet hon och hennes klasskamrater lever. Det kryper fram sakta och det är inte förän i slutet man som läsare förstår. Hade jag inte sett filmen innan hade jag nog känt större tjusning över detta.

    Jag rekommenderar ändå att läsa boken, även om du sett filmen. Filmen är förvisso ganska heltäc... Läs hela recensionen

  2. Interesting story but unoriginal
    Angie Bianca Hall, 23 oktober 2014

    The writing style was not enjoyable for me. It was too jumbled and the language was repetitive. If the book had been better written I would have enjoyed it more.

  3. Enormt bra bok. Först förstår man ingenting....vilket...
    Annika Sjöström, 14 januari 2014

    Enormt bra bok. Först förstår man ingenting....vilket är meningen. Jag hade väldigt många känslor när jag läste boken....ilska och "men-förstår-du-inte" men mest sorg.

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"'A clear frontrunner to be the year's most extraordinary novel.' Peter Kemp, Sunday Times"

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Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and came to Britain at the age of five. He is the author of six novels: A Pale View of Hills (1982, Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (1986, Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Premio Scanno, shortlisted for the Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (1989, winner of the Booker Prize), The Unconsoled (1995, winner of the Cheltenham Prize), When We Were Orphans (2000, shortlisted for the Booker Prize) and Never Let Me Go (2005, Corine Internationaler Buchpreis, Serono Literary Prize, Casino de Santiago European Novel Award, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize). Nocturnes (2009) was awarded the Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa International Literary Prize. Kazuo Ishiguro's work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have also been adapted into major films. In 1995 Ishiguro received an OBE for Services to Literature, and in 1998 the French decoration of Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.