Easy reading
English
Title
The remains of the day / Kazuo Ishiguro ; retold by Chris Rice
Author
Kazuo Ishiguro
Adapter
Chris Rice
Language
English
Publisher
Harlow: Pearson Education, 2000
V, 104 p.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitg.
ISBN
0-582-34298-8

About Kazuo Ishiguro

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (; born 8 November 1954) is a British novelist, screenwriter, musician, and short-story writer. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan and moved to Britain in 1960 with his parents when he was five.

A graduate of the University of East Anglia, Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors writing in English. His first two novels, A Pale View of Hills and An Artist of the Floating World, were noted for their explorations of Japanese identity and their elegiac tone. He thereafter explored other genres, including science fiction and historical fiction. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize four times, winning the prize in 1989 for his novel The Remains of the Day, which was adapted into a film of the same name in 1993. Salman Rushdie praised the novel as Ishiguro's masterpiece, in which he "turned away from the Japanese settings of his first two novels and revealed…Read more on Wikipedia