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Buried Giant (Large Print) (Paperback) (Kazuo Ishiguro)

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From the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the DayThe Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, decide that now is the time, finally, for them to set off across this troubled land of mist and rain to find the son they have not seen for years, the son they can scarcely remember. They know they will face many hazards—some strange and otherworldly—but they cannot foresee how their journey will reveal to them the dark and forgotten corners of their love for each other. Nor can they foresee that they will be joined on their journey by a Saxon warrior, his orphan charge, and a knight—each of them, like Axl and Beatrice, lost in some way to his own past, but drawn inexorably toward the comfort, and the burden, of the fullness of a life’s memories.Sometimes savage, sometimes mysterious, always intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel in a decade tells a luminous story about the act of forgetting and the power of memory, a resonant tale of love, vengeance, and war.From the Hardcover edition.
An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day.

"You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it's time now to think on it anew. There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay . . ."

The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years.

Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in nearly a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge, and war.
Edition: Large Print
Number of Pages: 431
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy
Series Title: Random House Large Print
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 2015
TCIN: 16886119
UPC: 9780804194778
Item Number (DPCI): 247-41-6255
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