In post-Arthurian Britain, the wars that once raged between the Saxons and the Britons have finally ceased.
In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to the celebration of physical beauty.
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
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.
As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside.