A Pale View of Hills

(Vintage International)

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The story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. In a story where past and present confuse, she relives scenes of Japan's devastation in the wake of World War II.
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Non potevo certamente farmi mancare la prima opera di Ishiguro dopo aver tanto apprezzato le seguenti. A colpirmi immediatamente è stata la malinconia della protagonista Etsuko, che si accinge a raccontare un lontano episodio della sua vita a Nagasak...Continua
南鵲
Wrote 1/17/07
世事如棋。小說裡老父親Ogata-San一番棋論,亦可作人生箴言看: “Chess is all about maintaining coherent strategies. It’s about not giving up when the enemy destroys one plan, but to immediately come up with the next. A game isn’t won and lost at the point when the king is final...Continua

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