When We Were Orphans

Ishiguro, Kazuo

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In 1930s England, Christopher Banks has become one of the country’s most celebrated detectives. His cases are the talk of London society. Yet one mystery has always haunted him, the disappearance of his parents in Old Shanghai, when he was a boy.

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*Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel Klara and the Sun is now available*


By the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize

England, the 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country’s most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Moving between inter-war London and Shanghai, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.

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Weight 247 g
Dimensions 198 × 126 × 19 mm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

313

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K