British Writer Kazuo Shiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

October 05, 2017


The British novelist Kazuo Shiguro has won the Nobel Prize 2017, praised by the Swedish Academy for his novel "Novels of the great emotional force", which it said - "Uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".
Kazuo has written 8 books, they are translated into over 40 different languages.
His most famous novel "The Remains of the Day" and "Never let me go".
Kazuo Shiguro was born 8 November 1954 in Nagasaki, Japan. His family moved to England in 1960. Shiguro graduated from The University of Kent in 1978 & Masters's from the University of East Anglia.

Awards :
1. Booker Prize - 1989 (The Remains of the Day)
2. Costa Book of the Year - 1986 (An artist of the Floating World)
3. Order of the British Empire - 1995
4. Ordre des Arts et des Lettres - 1998
5. Nobel Prize in Literature - 2017

Novels :
1. A pale views of the Hills (1982)
2. An artist of the Floating World (1986)
3. The Remains of the Day (1989)
4. The Unconsoled (1995)
6. When we ware Orphans (2000)
7. Never Let Me Go (2005)
8. The Buried Giant (2015)




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