Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro audiobook

Klara and the Sun: A Novel

By Kazuo Ishiguro
Read by Sura Siu

Random House Audio
10.27 Hours 1
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! Klara and the Sun is a magnificent new novel from the Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro—author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains hopeful that a customer will soon choose her. Klara and the Sun is a thrilling book that offers a look at our changing world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator, and one that explores the fundamental question: what does it mean to love? In its award citation in 2017, the Nobel committee described Ishiguro's books as "novels of great emotional force" and said he has "uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world."

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New York Times bestseller

#1 Amazon bestseller

Good Morning America Book Club Pick

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! Klara and the Sun is a magnificent new novel from the Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro—author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains hopeful that a customer will soon choose her. Klara and the Sun is a thrilling book that offers a look at our changing world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator, and one that explores the fundamental question: what does it mean to love? In its award citation in 2017, the Nobel committee described Ishiguro's books as "novels of great emotional force" and said he has "uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world."

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Klara’s quiet but astute observations of human nature land with profound gravity…This dazzling genre-bending work is a delight.” Financial Times (London)
“Klara’s quiet but astute observations of human nature land with profound gravity…This dazzling genre-bending work is a delight.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Moving and beautiful…a meditation in the subtlest shades on the subject of whether our species will be able to live with everything it has created.” Los Angeles Times

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Author Bio: Kazuo Ishiguro

Author Bio: Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro, the author of several acclaimed novels, won the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. The Remains of the Day won the Booker Prize and was the basis for a major motion picture. The Buried Giant was a New York Times bestseller, A Pale View of Hills won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize, and An Artist of the Floating World won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. The Unconsoled won the Cheltenham Prize and Never Let Me Go won the Corine Internationaler Buchpreis, the Serono Literary Prize, the Casino de Santiago European Novel Award, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. In 1995 Ishiguro received an OBE for Services to Literature and in 1998 the French decoration of Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 10.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English