Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
Rating: 3.5
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 9780307371331
ISBN-10: 0307371336
Release: 2009-03-19
Editor: Vintage Canada
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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human. Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously, they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed little contact with it. Within the grounds of Hailsham, Kathy grows from schoolgirl to young woman, but it’s only when she and her friends Ruth and Tommy leave the safe grounds of the school (as they always knew they would) that they realize the full truth of what Hailsham is. Never Let Me Go breaks through the boundaries of the literary novel. It is a gripping mystery, a beautiful love story, and also a scathing critique of human arrogance and a moral examination of how we treat the vulnerable and different in our society. In exploring the themes of memory and the impact of the past, Ishiguro takes on the idea of a possible future to create his most moving and powerful book to date.

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
Rating: 3.5
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 9781400044832
ISBN-10: 1400044839
Release: 2005-04-05
Editor: Vintage
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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a devastating novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were. Now, years later, Kathy is a young woman. Ruth and Tommy have reentered her life. And for the first time she is beginning to look back at their shared past and understand just what it is that makes them special—and how that gift will shape the rest of their time together. Suspenseful, moving, beautifully atmospheric, Never Let Me Go is modern classic.

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
Rating: 3.5
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 9780571249381
ISBN-10: 0571249388
Release: 2009-01-08
Editor: Faber & Faber
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*Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel Klara and the Sun is now available to preorder* One of the most acclaimed novels of the 21st Century, from the Nobel Prize-winning author Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewed version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now thirty-one, Never Let Me Go dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham School and with the fate that has always awaited her and her closest friends in the wider world. A story of love, friendship and memory, Never Let Me Go is charged throughout with a sense of the fragility of life. 'Exquisite.' Guardian 'A feat of imaginative sympathy.' New York Times What readers are saying: 'A book I will return to again and again, and one that keeps me thinking even after finishing it. 5/5 stars' 'I loved it, every single word of it.' 'It took me wholly by surprise.' 'Utterly beautiful.' 'Essentially perfect.'

Never Let Me Go Screenplay

Never Let Me Go  Screenplay
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Author: Alex Garland
Pages: 128
ISBN-13: 9780571275496
ISBN-10: 0571275494
Release: 2011-01-06
Editor: Faber & Faber
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In his highly acclaimed novel Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro (The Remains of the Day) created a remarkable story of love, loss and hidden truths. In it he posed the fundamental question: What makes us human? Now director Mark Romanek (One Hour Photo), writer Alex Garland and DNA Films bring Ishiguro's hauntingly poignant and emotional story to the screen. Kathy (Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan, An Education), Tommy (Andrew Garfield, Boy A, Red Riding) and Ruth (Oscar nominee Keira Knightley, Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) live in a world and a time that feel familiar to us, but are not quite like anything we know. They spend their childhood at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. When they leave the shelter of the school and the terrible truth of their fate is revealed to them, they must also confront the deep feelings of love, jealousy and betrayal that threaten to pull them apart.

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
Rating: 3.5
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 288
ISBN-13: 0307363260
ISBN-10: 9780307363268
Release: 2012
Editor: Unknown
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Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously, they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed little contact with it. Within the grounds of Hailsham, Kathy grows from schoolgirl to young woman, but it's only when she and her friends Ruth and Tommy leave the safe grounds of the school (as they always knew they would) that they realize the full truth of what Hailsham is.

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro Book Analysis

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro  Book Analysis
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Author: Bright Summaries
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 9782808012638
ISBN-10: 2808012632
Release: 2018-10-24
Editor: BrightSummaries.com
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Never Let Me Go with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, a dystopian novel set in a fictionalised version of England where human clones are used for organ donation. The novel follows three of these clones, Kathy, Ruth and Tommy, as they grow up and come to realise that they have no way of escaping their fate, which will inevitably lead to their early deaths. In this way, the author reflects on mortality, the ethical limits of modern science and what it means to be human. Never Let Me Go is Kazuo Ishiguro’s sixth novel and, along with The Remains of the Day (for which he won the Man Booker Prize in 1989) and The Buried Giant, is one of his most widely read works. Find out everything you need to know about Never Let Me Go in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
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Author: Chuck Rosenthal
Pages: 199
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105115162310
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Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown
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In 1964, Chuck Rosenthal was a thirteen year old boy whose dream was to make his grade school basketball team. Never Let Me Go tells the true story of how a college professor who coached grade school basketball as a hobby became the man who held that dream in his hands; became Rosenthal's coach and his mentor; how he made Rosenthal his student, his confidant, and eventually his sexual partner, and how that teenager, trapped in the cycle of loyalty, betrayal, denial, secrecy and abuse, found the inner resources to escape and take the first steps toward adulthood.

King Lear

King Lear
Rating: 4
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 9780486110240
ISBN-10: 0486110249
Release: 2012-03-09
Editor: Courier Corporation
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Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare's tragic dramas, complete with explanatory footnotes.

The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day
Rating: 4
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 256
ISBN-13: 9780345809339
ISBN-10: 0345809335
Release: 2014-03-18
Editor: Vintage Canada
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Kazuo Ishiguro's Booker Prize-winning masterpiece became an international bestseller on publication, was adapted into an award-winning film, and has since come to be regarded as a modern classic. The Remains of the Day is a spellbinding portrayal of a vanished way of life and a haunting meditation on the high cost of duty. It is also one of the most subtle, sad and humorous love stories ever written. It is the summer of 1956, when Stevens, a man who has dedicated himself to his career as a perfect butler in the one-time great house of Darlington Hall, sets off on a holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and, unexpectedly, into his own past, especially his friendship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton. As memories surface of his lifetime "in service" to Lord Darlington, and of his life between the wars, when the fate of the continent seemed to lie in the hands of a few men, he finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent beneath the carefully run world of his employer.

Empathy in Kazuo Ishiguro s Never Let Me Go

Empathy in Kazuo Ishiguro   s    Never Let Me Go
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Author: Marc Felsbrecher
Pages: 17
ISBN-13: 9783668052604
ISBN-10: 3668052603
Release: 2015-09-23
Editor: GRIN Verlag
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Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7, , language: English, abstract: The aim of this essay is to examine the role of empathy in Kazuo Ishiguro ́s “Never Let Me Go” with special regard to the “teaching” of empathy at the boarding school of Hailsham. The essay will examine the role of the educational system in “Never Let Me Go” in order to characterize forms of teaching, education and upbringing that lead to the typical characteristics of the clones. Before dealing with the importance of the educational system for preserving public order in the dystopian world, general functions and modes of empathy in fictional writing will be discussed in an introductory part. In a conclusive part it will be argued that Kazuo Ishiguro uses a narrative style that persuades the reader to “feel with” the protagonists. By doing so the reader is led to judge the society of the dystopian world to be cruel and undesirable.

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro
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Author: Sebastian Groes and Barry Lewis
Pages: 312
ISBN-13: 9780230345263
ISBN-10: 0230345263
Release: 2011-09-11
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
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Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
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Author: J.J. McAvoy
Pages: 300
ISBN-13: 9781641970549
ISBN-10: 1641970545
Release: 2018-10-30
Editor: NYLA
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Dorian Rhys-Gallagher has just lost his twin brother, Donovan, from the same addiction that killed both of his parents. On his deathbed, Donovan confessed to abandoning his then girlfriend, Luella “Lulu” Thorne, 5 years ago, when she told him she was pregnant. High, and drunk at the time, he broke her heart, stole all of her savings, and left her alone without a word. Used to righting his brother’s wrongs, Dorian makes it his mission to find Lulu and the child his brother left behind. What he didn’t expect to find–his brother’s actions led to Lulu becoming an escort...one he himself had fallen for. With so many obstacles in their path, will true love find a way?

Nocturnes

Nocturnes
Rating: 3.5
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 240
ISBN-13: 9780307273086
ISBN-10: 0307273083
Release: 2009-09-22
Editor: Vintage
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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes an inspired sequence of stories as affecting as it is beautiful. With the clarity and precision that have become his trademarks, Kazuo Ishiguro interlocks five short pieces of fiction to create a world that resonates with emotion, heartbreak, and humor. Here is a fragile, once famous singer, turning his back on the one thing he loves; a music junky with little else to offer his friends but opinion; a songwriter who inadvertently breaks up a marriage; a jazz musician who thinks the answer to his career lies in changing his physical appearance; and a young cellist whose tutor has devised a remarkable way to foster his talent. For each, music is a central part of their lives and, in one way or another, delivers them to an epiphany.

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro s Never Let Me Go

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro s Never Let Me Go
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Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Pages: 15
ISBN-13: 9781410336323
ISBN-10: 1410336328
Release: 2015-09-24
Editor: Gale, Cengage Learning
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Modern Utopia and Dystopia in the Novel Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Modern Utopia and Dystopia in the Novel Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Author: Eniko Jakus
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 9783640912339
ISBN-10: 3640912330
Release: 2011-05
Editor: GRIN Verlag
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Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, printed single-sided, grade: sehr gut, Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegytem, language: English, abstract: In this paper - as the title says - I would like to write about utopian and dystopian elements in the modern, contemporary world using a novel from this decade, titled Never Let Me Go (1995) by Kazuo Ishiguro. The novel highlights some deep problems of humanity around the beginning of the 21st century using a combination of utopia and dystopia. On the following pages I present these elements and I also try to interpret them: what problems of modern society they reveal and what solutions they might offer."

Tomorrow

Tomorrow
Rating: 2
Author: Graham Swift
Pages: 272
ISBN-13: 9780307472755
ISBN-10: 0307472752
Release: 2008-09-30
Editor: Vintage
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On a midsummer's night Paula Hook lies awake; Mike, her husband of twenty-five years, asleep beside her; her teenage twins, Nick and Kate, sleeping in nearby rooms. The next day, she knows, will redefine all of their lives. Recalling the years before and after her children were born, Paula begins a story that is both a glowing celebration of love possessed and a moving acknowledgment of the secrets on which our very identities rest. Brilliantly distilling half a century into one suspenseful night, Tomorrow is an eloquent meditation on the mystery of happiness.

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
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Author: Donna Marie Rogers
Pages: 210
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Release: 2013-01-13
Editor: Donna Kowalcyk
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A hometown series full of sexy romance, humor, and heart... Sheriff Chase Lowell has never been more terrified than when he discovers the diner where Hannah Porter works has been robbed at gunpoint. He's been in love with her for as long as he can remember, but has kept his feelings in check because she's his best friend's little sister. Hannah has had a crush on Chase since she was in the third grade. He's kind, compassionate, and as handsome as they come. They've known each other forever, which seems to be the problem—he thinks of her more as a kid sister rather than a romantic interest. But something changes the night he races into the diner and crushes her in his arms. When he makes her safety his personal mission, Hannah decides to make it her mission to get him to see her in a different light. EXCERPT: A myriad of expressions crossed her face as she seemed to wage some inner war with herself. She nibbled her bottom lips as her gaze moved back and forth between his eyes and his lips. Suddenly, she hiked a leg over his lap and straddled him, effectively stealing his breath. "Sheriff, are you going shy on me?" Stunned, Chase's hands settled uncertainly at her waist as he met her smiling gaze. "Dimples, are you flirting with me?" he countered. "Maybe I am," she teased, her voice dropping to a throaty whisper. Ah, hell. His hands tightened slightly on her hips as his pulse kicked into warp speed. His gaze dropped to her mouth—that luscious mouth—as she leaned in and softly brushed her lips against his: once, then again with just a bit more pressure. Chase's eyes drifted shut as a low moan escaped him. She pulled back a few inches and whispered, "You okay?" the humor in her voice unmistakable. "Hannah...y-you don't understand..." "What don't I understand?" Her warm breath feathered across his cheek. Christ, fool, just say it! The only woman you've ever felt anything for is wrapped around you like a pretzel, yours for the taking, and all you can do is stutter like an idiot? "I want you," he finally admitted. Then quickly added, "But I don't know if this is such a good idea." She pulled back and stared at him in confusion. "Why not? I want you. You just admitted you want me, too. We're both adults. What, exactly, is the problem?" "Christ, Dimples, I've know you since you were a baby!" "And I've known you since you were a bed wetter!" she countered, laughter in her tone. "What does that have to do with anything? I mean, unless you still do, in which case I'll need to put a mattress cover on my bed." Chase gave the beautiful witch a swat on the ass. She yelped playfully and wiggled in his lap. "I never wet the bed," he insisted, though his face did grow warm over the lie. "Please. Drew and Charlie teased you about it for years. The only reason they stopped is you kicked both their asses and threatened to feed them each a worm if they ever mentioned it again." "Damn, you have a good memory." "Yep. And I have a few other good qualities as well." She leaned in next to his ear and whispered, "Which I'd be happy to show you—if you'd loosen up a bit."

Sybil

Sybil
Rating: 3.5
Author: Flora Rheta Schreiber
Pages: 512
ISBN-13: 0446550124
ISBN-10: 9780446550123
Release: 2009-04-01
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
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More amazing than any work of fiction, yet true in every word, it swept to the top of the bestseller lists and riveted the consciousness of the world. As an Emmy Award-winning film starring Sally Field, it captured the home screens of an entire nation and has endured as the most electrifying TV movie ever made. It's the story of a survivor of terrifying childhood abuse, victim of sudden and mystifying blackouts, and the first case of multiple personality ever to be psychoanalyzed. You're about to meet Sybil-and the sixteen selves to whom she played host, both women and men, each with a different personality, speech pattern, and even personal appearance. You'll experience the strangeness and fascination of one woman's rare affliction-and travel with her on her long, ultimately triumphant journey back to wholeness.

Commodity and Exploitation in Kazuo Ishiguro s Never Let Me Go

Commodity and Exploitation in Kazuo Ishiguro s Never Let Me Go
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Author: 江馥如
Pages: 329
ISBN-13: OCLC:821793885
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Release: 2011
Editor: Unknown
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Be My Lobster

Be My Lobster
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Author: Sarah Ford
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 9781846015892
ISBN-10: 1846015898
Release: 2020-01-23
Editor: Hachette UK
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The perfect romantic gift. When it comes to finding perfect love, lobsters are the best. They don't care about gifts, unless they're homemade, or about grand gestures...lovely little ones will do! With your lobster, it's about the real stuff...lying on your back to watch clouds, tickling each other until you need to pee, or devouring a box set all in one go. Ways you will know you have found your lobster and not just fished out another crab: they will chuckle at the same jokes, let you share their fries and will buckle up to accompany you on this crazy ride called life.