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A Pale View of Hills By Kazuo Ishiguro

A Pale View of Hills
by Kazuo Ishiguro

Etsuko, a middle-aged Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwells on the recent suicide of her elder daughter, Keiko. Despite the efforts of her surviving daughter to distract her thoughts, Etsuko finds herself recalling a particular summer in Nagasaki after the bomb fell.
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The highly acclaimed debut by the Booker-Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day, A Pale View of Hills is the story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. Retreating into the past, she finds herself reliving one particular hot summer in Nagasaki, when she and her friends struggled to rebuild their lives after the war. But then as she recalls her strange friendship with Sachiko - a wealthy woman reduced to vagrancy - the memories take on a disturbing cast.

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Sku
GOR003334652
Title
A Pale View of Hills
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Year published
Number of pages
224
ISBN 10
B003UO6V4M
ISBN 13
9780571162833
Prizes
Winner of Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize 1982
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