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Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro continues his genre-twisting ways with a novel that explores whether science could—or should—manipulate the future.

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Review of ‘Klara and the Sun’

Anyone who has read Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s masterpieces knows that, in his works, little is as it first appears. Situations are not quite as his unreliable narrators believe. First-person protagonists speak in formal prose that sounds not quite right. And his later works are wonderfully unclassifiable—not quite detective fiction or dystopian sagas but borrowing…

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