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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (7 Feb. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571283888
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571283880
  • Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 1.9 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars 139 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 10,401 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ishiguro is the best and most original novelist of his generation, and When We Were Orphans could be by no other writer. It haunts the mind. It moves to tears. (Susan Hill Mail on Sunday)

When We Were Orphans discloses a writer not only near the height of his powers but in a league all of his own. (Boyd Tonkin Independent)

You seldom read a novel that so convinces you it is extending the possibilities of fiction. (John Carey Sunday Times)

His fullest achievement yet. (Michael Gorra New York Times Book Review)

An imaginative work of surpassing intelligence and taste. (Joyce Carol Oates Times Literary Supplement)

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When We Were Orphans is the a compelling thriller by Kazuo Ishiguro, Booker Prize-winning author ofThe Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go, and The Buried Giant. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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