When We Were Orphans

Available

Description

*Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel Klara and the Sun is now available*

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize

England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Moving between London and Shanghai of the interwar years, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.

'You seldom read a novel that so convinces you it is extending the possibilities of fiction.' John Carey, Sunday Times

'Ishiguro is the best and most original novelist of his generation and When We Were Orphans could be by no other writer. It haunts the mind. It moves to tears.' Susan Hill, Mail on Sunday

'Discloses a writer not only near the height of his powers but in a league all of his own.' Boyd Tonkin, Independent

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571283880

Earn By Promoting Books

Earn money by sharing your favourite books through our Affiliate programme.

Become an Affiliate
We use cookies and similar methods to recognize visitors and remember their preferences. We also use them to help detect unauthorized access or activity that violate our terms of service, as well as to analyze site traffic and performance for our own site improvement efforts. To learn more about these methods, including how to disable them view our Cookie Policy.