Ciervo Blanco Book Club organizes a book discussion in English about the novel ‘Klara and the Sun’ by Kazuo Ishiguro
This is a free book discussion in English. The only requirement is to have read the book!
Klara and the Sun’, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities. Klara eventually goes home with a sweet but sick girl named Josie and her mother. While the reader learns about the context of the society in the novel, a semi-dystopian world in the not too distant future, Klara finds herself discovering truths about people, difficult decisions they must make, and the complexities of love.
The novel was published on March 2021 and it’s the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. His works of fiction have earned him many honors around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. His work has been translated into over fifty languages, and The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, both made into acclaimed films.
He was given a knighthood in 2018 for Services to Literature. He also holds the decorations of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from France and the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star from Japan.
Book discussion: ‘Klara and the Sun’ by Kazuo Ishiguro
When: Saturday, May 30th, 2021 at 18:00 (6pm, Madrid local time)
Where: Zoom, online. ID: 727-737-7475
We’ll use the software Zoom to meet. Please use the following ID to access: 727-737-7475 or click on https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7277377475
Password, if any, will be “cb”.
Language: English (we’ll debate in English)
Organizer: Andrea M
Contact: +34 668853320
Mandatory: Read the book
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