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Artist of the Floating World

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In An Artist of the Floating World , Kazuo Ishiguro offers readers of the English language an authentic look at postwar Japan, a floating world of changing cultural behaviors, shifting societal patterns and troubling questions. Ishiguro, who was born in Nagasaki in 1954 but moved to England in 1960, writes the story of Masuji Ono, a bohemian artist and purveyor of the nig In An Artist of the Floating World , Kazuo Ishiguro offers readers of the English language an authentic look at postwar Japan, a floating world of changing cultural behaviors, shifting societal patterns and troubling questions. Ishiguro, who was born in Nagasaki in 1954 but moved to England in 1960, writes the story of Masuji Ono, a bohemian artist and purveyor of the night life who became a propagandist for Japanese imperialism during the war. But the war is over. Japan lost, Onos wife and son have been killed, and many young people blame the imperialists for leading the country to disaster. Whats left for Ono? Ishiguros treatment of this story earned a 1986 Whitbread Prize.

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In An Artist of the Floating World , Kazuo Ishiguro offers readers of the English language an authentic look at postwar Japan, a floating world of changing cultural behaviors, shifting societal patterns and troubling questions. Ishiguro, who was born in Nagasaki in 1954 but moved to England in 1960, writes the story of Masuji Ono, a bohemian artist and purveyor of the nig In An Artist of the Floating World , Kazuo Ishiguro offers readers of the English language an authentic look at postwar Japan, a floating world of changing cultural behaviors, shifting societal patterns and troubling questions. Ishiguro, who was born in Nagasaki in 1954 but moved to England in 1960, writes the story of Masuji Ono, a bohemian artist and purveyor of the night life who became a propagandist for Japanese imperialism during the war. But the war is over. Japan lost, Onos wife and son have been killed, and many young people blame the imperialists for leading the country to disaster. Whats left for Ono? Ishiguros treatment of this story earned a 1986 Whitbread Prize.
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Title Artist of the Floating World Height 12.6
Kazuo Ishiguro Width 1.4
ISBN-13 9780571225361 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0571225365 Spine Width
Publisher Faber And Faber (penguin India) Pages 208
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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