James (katsurian) wrote,
James
katsurian

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

I just read the book Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. I rate it a 9.
As a child, Kathy - now thirty-one years old - lived at Hailsham, a private school in the scenic English countryside where the sheltered children were brought up to believe that they were special, and that their well-being was crucial not only for themselves but for the society they would eventually enter. Kathy had long ago put this idyllic past behind her, but when two of her Hailsham friends come back into her life, she stops resisting the pull of memory.

Oh what a sad, sad book. I really enjoyed it. It’s a fictional autobiography. Kathy H is in her last year as a carer. She tells about her life growing up in what seems like English boarding school fro orphans but isn’t quite. Her story feeds you just enough pieces that you want to keep reading to see what is actually going on.
This is cross-posted to katurian and bookreports.
Tags: 2006, kazuo ishiguro
Subscribe

  • Happy National Bubba Day!!

    National Bubba Day is always June 2nd and honors anyone named or called Bubba. To qualify to be honored today, your name can be formally, or…

  • Stonehenge

    At 100 miles from the Portland Airport, the Maryhill Museum of Art, Stonehenge Memorial, and nearby Columbia Hills State Park which has hiking…

  • (no subject)

    I called Mom at 7 pm tonight: Mom: Hello Me: I forgot to tell you I was hiking up Saddle Mountain today. It's getting dark and I'm starting down now.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments