Kazuo Ishiguro is a world-renowned author of The Remains of the Day, Klara and the Sun, Never Let Me Go, and other novels.

Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan and his family relocated to Britain when he was five years old. His writing has earned him numerous awards and honors around the world, but the most coveted has to be the Nobel Prize in Literature. Kazuo has had his books adapted into films with The Remains of the Day, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson, leading to numerous awards and nominations for the cast. He has been decorated with the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from France and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star from Japan.

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Pale View of Hills (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Artist of the Floating World (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Remains of the Day (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unconsoled (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When We Were Orphans (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Never Let Me Go (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Buried Giant (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Klara and the Sun (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Come Rain or Come Shine (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Nocturnes (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Kazuo Ishiguro Books, You’ll Love…

Klara and the Sun tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities. She has a place in the store where she carefully watches the behavior of the people who come into the store as well as those who pass by outside. Klara has a dream that one day a customer will choose her and she will be able to leave the store. Kazuo’s book has an unforgettable narrator and a story that explores the question of life: what does it mean to love?

Another well-received book by Ishiguro is Never Let Me Go. This book focuses on Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy. When they were children they went to an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside where they constantly reminded of just how special they were. Now, Kathy is a young woman and Ruth and Tommy have just reentered her life. The connection makes Kathy look back on their shared past in order to understand just what it is that truly makes them special, and how they can us that gift to shape their future together.

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