An artist of the floating world by Kazuo Ishiguro, , Vintage Books edition, in English - 1st Vintage international ed. From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize– winning novel The Remains of the Day In the face of the misery in his homeland, . Read "An Artist of the Floating World" by Kazuo Ishiguro available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first download. From the winner of the.
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An Artist of the Floating World is a novel by British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro. It is set in post-World War II Japan and is narrated by Masuji Ono, an. From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize– winning novel The Remains of the Day In the face of the. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War Two, her people looking to the future. The celebrated artist, Masuji Ono, fills his days attending to his garden, his house repairs, his two grown daughters and his grandson. But as his memories continually return to.
It was published in and shortlisted the same year for the Booker Prize. The novel also won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award the year it came out. Masuji Ono is a retired artist who has earned a high degree of prestige with his art. When Masuji Ono concludes his actions were wrong and lamentable, he nevertheless finds his family wants to get back to a prosperous, normal life. They would rather believe in his prestige, without considering the questionable nature of his involvement in the war.
It is Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War II, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future.
The celebrated painter Masuji Ono fills his days attending to his garden, his house repairs, his two grown daughters and his grandson, and his evenings drinking with old associates in quiet lantern-lit bars. His should be a tranquil retirement. But as his memories continually return to the past -to a life and a career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism -a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity. More books by this author.
Kazuo Ishiguro is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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An artist of the floating world 1st Vintage international ed. Written in English.
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