When We Were Orphans

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  • ENGLISH

    Language
  • 320

    Pages
  • 9780571225408

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  • 2 mm

    Width
  • 14 mm

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  • 249 gram

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  • NEW

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  • PAPERBACK

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  • 3 MARCH 2005

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    England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the countrys 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 inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intr England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the countrys 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...  Read More

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    Kazuo Ishiguro

    Kazuo Ishiguro is a British novelist of Japanese origin. His family moved to England in 1960. Ishiguro obtained his Bachelors degree from University of Kent in 1978 and his Masters from the University of East Anglias creative writing course in 1980. He became a British citizen in 1982. He now lives in London.
    His first novel, A Pale View of Hills won the 1982 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. His second novel, An Artist of the Floating World won the 1986 Whitbread Prize. Ishiguro received the 1989 Man Booker prize for his third novel The Remains of the Day. His fouth novel, The Unconsoled won the 1995 Cheltenham Prize.
    His novels: An Artist of the Floating World (1986), When We Were Orphans (2000), Never Let Me Go(2005) were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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