When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

When We Were Orphans Paperback Oct 30 2001

By Kazuo Ishiguro
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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. Now, as the world lurches towards total war, Banks realises the time has come for him to return to the city of his childhood and at last solve the mystery - that only by his doing so will civilisation be saved from the approaching catastrophe. Moving between London and Shanghai of the inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a story of memory, intrigue and the need to return; of a childhood vision of the world surviving deep into adulthood, indelibly shaping and distorting a person's life. If you enjoyed When We Were Orphans, you might also like Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day, now available in Faber Modern Classics.

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Format
Paperback
Publisher
Random House Inc
Publication date
Oct 30 2001
Language
English
Pages
352
ISBN-13
9780375724404
ISBN-10
0375724400
Weight
281g
Dimensions
133.0mm x 204.0mm