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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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May 27, 2011

it was amazing
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Read from June 21 to July 02, 2012

All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma

I can't even coherently describe my feelings after I closed this book. I also don't' want to give anything away. It is definitely a case of the less you know the bigger the impact. As a writer, it's very interesting to see how you can still weave such a magical text out of a limited vocabulary. Kathy, the protagonist is a simple, sheltered girl yet profound in her thoughts and feelings. The way Ishiguro manages to convey this with a basic use of words is a testament to his skill as a writer. No flowery language, no showing off. Please read this book.

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