Never Let Me Go

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Apr 5, 2005 - Fiction - 304 pages
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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day comes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were.

Now, years later, Kathy is a young woman. Ruth and Tommy have reentered her life. And for the first time she is beginning to look back at their shared past and understand just what it is that makes them special–and how that gift will shape the rest of their time together. Suspenseful, moving, beautifully atmospheric, Never Let Me Go is another classic by the author of The Remains of the Day.


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The students at Hailsham are special. Kept isolated from the outside, nurtured, educated and encouraged to find ways to express their creativity and maintain excellent health, they are nevertheless ... Read full review

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Follow Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy as they attend Hailsham – a pleasant English boarding school where the students are well supported although they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed ... Read full review

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Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and now lives in London, England. Each of his understated, finely wrought novels has been published to international acclaim. He was in both of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists anthologies, and won the Booker Prize at thirty-four for Remains of the Day.

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