Kazuo Ishiguro( English writer)
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Biography Kazuo Ishiguro
Ishiguro, Kazuo (Ishiguro, Kazuo) (p. 1954), English novelist, a Japanese nationality. Born November 8, 1954 in Nagasaki. When he was 6 years old, the family emigrated to England. In the 1970's was a beater in raids on grouse in the Queen Mother in her Scottish castle of Baltimore, worked in local government in Scotland, settled in London in the public service. He graduated from Kent University, majoring in English and philosophy, received in 1978, BA. Attended courses at the University of the writer's mastery of East Anglia (the degree of Master of Arts, 1980).
Ishiguro first attracted attention after the publication of the book "Introduction: Stories of beginners" (Introduction: Stories by New Writers, 1981), which included three of his things. With delight greeted Ishiguro's first novel "The hills in the haze" (A Pale View of Hills, 1982) represents the memories of the heroine, Etsuko Japanese women, which should survive the suicide of her daughter. The novel was awarded Winifred Holtbi awarded by the Royal Literary Society.
In the second novel, "The Artist precarious peace" (An Artist of the Floating World, 1986), the writer again turns to Japan. The novel won 'Whitbread' as the best product of 1986.
The third novel, "Remains of the Day" (The Remains of the Day, 1989), Ishiguro brought into the international arena. Criticism welcomed novel. Salman Rushdie said in 'The Observer': 'External laconic hides the growing storm'. The novel received the prize in 1989, 'Booker'. In 1993, in explanation of this work was filmed with Emma Thompson and Anthony Hopkins.
In the fourth novel by Ishiguro, "inconsolable" (The Unconsoled, 1995), it again is about social conventions and order only addressed these topics in an experimental manner, that distinguishes the novel from earlier works
. The fifth novel, Ishiguro, . "When we were orphans" (When We Were Orphans, . 2000), . received in 'New York Times beech Review' the following characterization: 'Novel, . detective story lurking beneath the complex problems of self-identity, the protagonist, . private detective in London 1920, . spends all his intelligence on self, . sense of duty makes him deaf to the call of freedom ',
For services to literature, Kazuo Ishiguro was awarded the 1995 Order of the British Empire.