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An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Nov 07, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: 20th-century, fiction, japan, 1001-books, audiobooks, read-2013, war

Ishiguro definitely has a "formula" - unreliable (generally older, male) narrator, careful and thoughtful prose, twisty plot, pervasive uncertainty and ambivalence, deep thoughts on the nature of memory, self-perception, and moral responsibility.

It's a good thing I happen to love this formula.
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Reading Progress

November 7, 2011 – Shelved
November 7, 2011 – Shelved as: 20th-century
November 7, 2011 – Shelved as: fiction
November 7, 2011 – Shelved as: japan
November 7, 2011 – Shelved as: 1001-books
July 27, 2013 – Started Reading
July 27, 2013 – Shelved as: audiobooks
August 9, 2013 – Shelved as: read-2013
August 9, 2013 – Shelved as: war
August 9, 2013 – Finished Reading

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Kamlapati Khalsa I just got this on my tablet. After I finish Ma Jian's "The Dard Road."


Inder It's really good Dad. You will enjoy it!


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