His eight novels have been translated into more than 40 languages.
Now, Ishiguro receives the Nobel Prize in Literature from the Swedish Academy because of the “great emotional force” of his novels, in which he “uncovers the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.”
According to the BBC, Ishiguro said “he hoped the Nobel Prize would be a force for good: ‘The world is in a very uncertain moment and I would hope all the Nobel Prizes would be a force for something positive in the world as it is at the moment.’”
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