The first look of Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s new book, Klara and the Sun is out. At the center of the book is Klara, an artificial being. The novel is all about Klara’s longing to find a human owner. The book is all set to hit the shelves in March 2021.
This will be Kazuo’s first book after winning the prestigious honour in 2017. Publishing house Penguin Random House shared the first look of the book on social media and wrote, “Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature is a luminous tale about the human heart and what it means to love.”
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Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature is a luminous tale about the human heart and what it means to love. KLARA AND THE SUN will publish simultaneously in the US, UK, and Canada on March 2, 2021. Learn more from @EW here: https://t.co/fkCvvkr9hr pic.twitter.com/bEBQnjFSNz
— Penguin Random House 🐧🏠📚 (@penguinrandom) September 9, 2020
The Japan-born British author is among the most celebrated contemporary writers. Previously he had won a Man Booker Prize in 1989 for his work, Remains of the Day. His other famous work includes, Never Let Me Go. Both of these works were adapted to films. One of the most recurring themes in his work is memory and time and their relationship.