Nobel Prize winner(2017) Kazuo Ishiguro(Japan born british author) will release his new novel ‘Klara and the Sun’ & will be published by Faber & Faber in the United Kingdom, Alfred A. Knopf in the United States and Knopf in Canada on March 2, 2021.
- This is the first novel by him since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature
Essence of the book– The book is about the artificial being called Klara and her desire to find a human owner.
About Kazuo Ishiguro
- Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954. His work has been translated into over 50 languages.
- He has been nominated 4 times for the Man Booker Prize.
- Notable works- When We Were Orphans, An Artist of the Floating World.
- Recent work- The Buried Giant(2015)
Award & decorations
i.He won Man Booker Prize in 1989 for the novel, ‘The Remains of the Day’ which has been made into acclaimed film along with “Never Let Me Go”
ii.He was awarded a knighthood in 2018 for Services to Literature and holds the decorations of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from France and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star from Japan.
Currency– Japanese yen (JPY)