Kazuo Ishig­uro

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Bri­tish au­thor Kazuo Ishig­uro has won the 2017 No­bel Prize for lit­er­a­ture. He said he was “taken com­pletely by sur­prise” and ini­tially won­dered if the an­nounce­ment was a case of “fake news”. The 62-year-old nov­el­ist was praised by the Swedish Acad­emy as a writer "who, in nov­els of great emo­tional force, has un­cov­ered the abyss be­neath our il­lu­sory sense of con­nec­tion with the world". His most fa­mous nov­els, The Re­mains of the Day and

Never Let Me Go, were adapted into highly ac­claimed films. an­nounce­ment no­ti­fi­ca­tion / fake false, pre­tend / nov­el­ist per­son who writes fic­tion / to praise to com­pli­ment, com­mend, ap­plaud / to un­cover here, to re­veal / sense sen­ti­ment, feel­ing, im­pres­sion / The Re­mains of the Day Les Ves­tiges du jour (1989) / Never Let Me Go Auprès de moi tou­jours (2005) / ac­claimed re­puted, well re­garded, cel­e­brated by the crit­ics.

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