An artist of the floating world

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Putnam's, Apr 1, 1986 - Fiction - 206 pages
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AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Set in the years immediately after WW II in Japan, Ishiguro's novel bears down upon a Japanese painter, Ono, now middle-aged, who has totally renounced his art, who decided (some years before) to make ... Read full review

An artist of the floating world

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It is postwar Japan and a now retired and seemingly discredited painter, Sensei Ono, reflects on his career, the limits to loyalties between teachers and students, and the life of art. Occasions such ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
28
Section 3
37
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About the author (1986)

Kazuo Ishiguro is thw author of four previous novels, including"TheRemains of the Day, " which won the Booker Prize, and "An Artist of the Floating World, " which won the Whitbread Award. He lives in London.