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Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

English writer Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the Nobel Literature Prize for 2017

  • He had won the Man Booker Prize in 1989 for his novel The Remains of the Day
  • With eight books and several screenplays and short stories to his credit, Ishiguro is among the most celebrated contemporary writers.
  • The Nobel prize for literature comes with winnings of 9m Swedish krona (£832,000). 
  • Kazuo Ishiguro is a British novelist, screenwriter and short story writer. 
  • He was born in Nagasaki, Japan; his family moved to England in 1960 when he was five. 
  • Ishiguro graduated from the University of Kent with a bachelor's degree in English and Philosophy in 1978 and gained his Master's from the University of East Anglia's creative writing course in 1980.
  • Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors in the English-speaking world
  • His 2005 novel, Never Let Me Go, was named by Time as the best novel of 2005 and included in its list of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. His seventh novel, The Buried Giant, was published in 2015.
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