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Never let me go

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Science fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 1400043395 9781400043392 9780307740991 0307740994
OCLC Number: 56058300
Description: 288 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Kazuo Ishiguro.
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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.

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by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2005-12-01) Excellent Permalink
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro is not classified as a mystery, but it is very mysterious. I was listening to the second of eight compact discs before I began to understand the situation of the story.The book starts with a short chapter in which Kathy H., the narrator, tells a little about being a...
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