Nobel prize in literature 2017 for Kazuo Ishiguro

The British author behind books including Man Booker winner The Remains of the Day takes the award for his ‘novels of great emotional force’

The British author Kazuo Ishiguro said he was both honoured and “taken completely by surprise” after he was named this year’s winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, even initially wondering if the announcement was a case of “fake news”.

Ishiguro, author of novels including The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, was praised by the Swedish Academy for novels which “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world” and were driven by a “great emotional force”.

Read further @ The Guardian

~ by eneryvibes on 1,October 29, 2017.

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