From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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The ramblings of a old man coalesce into a moving portrait of lost dignity and self-respect in post-war Japan. The narrator is fragile and unreliable. Read morePublished 4 months ago by SGH
I enjoy this book very much. It has some strange similarities to "Remains of the Day" even though it deals with post-war Japan, not pre-war England. Read morePublished 5 months ago by perthaus
A fairly enjoyable novel with a really nice ending. I loved reading about Japan, its culture & how differently Japanese interact with one another. Read morePublished 7 months ago by James Montgomery
Couldn't get I to this book at all despite the intriguing title and despite the fact that I am a great fan of his work.Published 8 months ago by Christine
Intriguing but somewhat slow to get to the "guts" of the story.Published 8 months ago by S.Dickinson
Thirty years between writing his latest novel "The Buried Giant" and "An Artist of the Floating World". Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ned C. Smith
This is a quiet yet complex story that resonates on many levels and demands a periodic re-reading. Ishiguro captures the ebb and flow of the inherent tensions between the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Joseph L. Kashi