South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future
In 1993 The Remains of the Day was adapted into a film starring Emma Thompson and Anthony Hopkins. The adaptation received much praise and has become an enduring classic.
Kazuo Ishiguro’s novels are popular books for adaptation, in 2010 Never Let Me Go was adapted into a critically acclaimed film starring Carey Mulligan, Kiera Knightley and Andrew Garfield.
Kazuo Ishiguro is a British novelist, short story and screenplay writer.
A Pale View of Hills is the 1982 debut novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. Using post-war Japan as a backdrop, the novel tells the story of Etsuko, a woman consumed by the memory of her daughter who committed suicide.