Autor: Dr. Ingrid Kerkhoff

Kazuo Ishiguro: The Buried Giant (2015)

Image: Ishiguro in 2005. Photo by Mariusz Kubik In 2017, the Nobel Prize for Literature went to Kazuo Ishiguro, a British author of Japanese origin (born 1954 in Nagasaki) and Booker prizewinner. The prize motivation: Isiguro wrote „novels of great emotional power“ which have „uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world“. His work is characterized by „a cautious form of expression that is independent of the events it tells,“ wrote the committee after...

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