Search results for tag: Kazuo Ishiguro

Books with Bite – Kylie Ladd offers up Five Great Uncomfortable Reads

One of Booktopia’s favourite authors, Kylie Ladd, has proven to be a deft hand at exploring uncomfortable terrain. Her wonderful upcoming novel Into My Arms is no exception. In keeping with the theme of challenging yet brilliant reads, (and on the birthday of Vladimir Nabokov, author of Lolita) Kylie was kind enough to share her five favourite books that make us explore the darker corners... Read more

by | April 22, 2013

Jane Sullivan, author of Little People, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Jane Sullivan author of Little People Ten Terrifying Questions ———————————- 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? In London. I went to George Eliot primary school, North London Collegiate School and Oxford University, where I ... Read more

by | March 27, 2011

Cherise Saywell, author of Desert Fish, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Cherise Saywell author of Desert Fish Ten Terrifying Questions ——————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in Northern NSW, in Lismore, the oldest of four girls. I grew up nearby in Casino. I hung about after I left school, failed misera... Read more

by | February 28, 2011

A film of Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

A story of love, friendship and memory. In one of the most acclaimed and strange novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewed version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now 31, Never Let Me Go hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham School, and with the fat... Read more

by | September 29, 2010