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When We Were Orphans
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Kazuo Ishiguro
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When We Were Orphans

Kazuo Ishiguro


9780571283880

Faber & Faber


Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


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320 pages

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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. Moving between London and Shanghai of the inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.

By:   Kazuo Ishiguro
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 126mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   247g
ISBN:   9780571283880
ISBN 10:   0571283888
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   January 2013
Recommended Age:   From 0 to 0 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Other merchandise
Publisher's Status:   Active

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and came to Britain at the age of five. He is the author of seven A Pale View of Hills, An Artist of the Floating World, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, When We Were Orphans, Never Let Me Go and Nocturnes. 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.

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