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An artist of the floating world

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Japan rebuilds her cities after the calamity of World War II, the celebrated painter Masuji Ono should be enjoying a tranquil retirement. But as his memories continually return to a life and career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism, a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Art and the war Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-
Artist of the floating world.
New York : Putnam's, ©1986
(OCoLC)682225839
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 0399131191 9780399131196 9780143124283 0143124285 0679722661 9780679722663
OCLC Number: 12810784
Awards: Whitbread Book of the Year, 1986.
Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kazuo Ishiguro.

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As Japan rebuilds her cities after the calamity of World War II, the celebrated painter Masuji Ono should be enjoying a tranquil retirement. But as his memories continually return to a life and career deeply touched by the rise of Japanese militarism, a dark shadow begins to grow over his serenity.

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