In one of the most acclaimed and strange novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewed version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now 31, Never Let Me Go hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham School, and with the fate that has always awaited her and her closest friends in the wider world.
A story of love, friendship and memory, Never Let Me Go is charged throughout with a sense of the fragility of life.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 01 / 2018
- 126 x 198mm
Kazuo Ishiguro shows off his amazing storytelling technique in this novel, following Kathy from her childhood at Hailsham Boarding School to her adult life beyond it. Throughout the novel, you are filled with this sense of looking back, on reflecting upon Kathy's childhood and how it has affected her relationships beyond Hailsham. Kathy spends the novel disecting her childhood and trying to piece together the intricate puzzle which is her life and the meaning behind it.
This novel will keep you mesmerized from the first to last page. Moving, lovable and haunting throughout, Never Let Me Go is a novel for anyone who is looking for a book to literally reach out from the pages and touch them. - Erin (QBD)