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Klara and the Sun

A novel

Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains ho...
Publish Date
2021
March 2
Goodreads rating
3.89
ISBN
9780593318171
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
Nov 22, 2021
I love a good robot story, and Ishiguro’s novel about an “artificial friend” to a sick young girl is no exception. Although it takes place in a dystopian future, the robots aren’t a force for evil. Instead, they serve as companions to keep people company. This book made me think about what life with super intelligent robots might look like—and whether we’ll treat these kinds of machines as pieces of technology or as something more.      source
Dec 22, 2021
Give me a recommendation for a good book to give for Xmas. I’ll start. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro.      source
Mar 27, 2021
@om I just finished it, loved the book.      source
May 16, 2021
This book! ❤️      source
Klara and the Sun was released yesterday, and I read it immediately. A beautiful book that I highly recommend; in my opinion, one of Ishiguro's best.      source