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    An Artist of the Floating World

    R153,00 R180,00
    It is 1948. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War Two, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future. The celebrated artist, Masuji Ono, fills his days attending to his garden, his house repairs, his two grown daughters and his grandson; his evenings drinking with old associates in quiet lantern-lit bars.

    Never Let Me Go: With GCSE and A Level Study Guide

    R174,00 R205,00
    Designed to meet the requirements for students at GCSE and A level, this volume is intended equally for those studying independently, with a personal tutor, or in class. It covers the context of the novel and its author; detailed examination of themes, characters and structure; a close look the novel in the author's own words, and more.

    Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall

    R174,00 R205,00
    In a sublime short story collection, the author explores ideas of love, music and the passing of time. From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the hush-hush floor of an exclusive Hollywood hotel, the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars, all of them at some moment of reckoning.

    A Pale View of Hills

    R153,00 R180,00
    Etsuko lives alone in rural England, trying to come to terms with the recent suicide of her daughter. A visit from her other daughter Niki sends Etsuko retreating into the depths of her memory. She finds herself reliving one particular summer in Nagasaki, when she and her friends struggled to rebuild their lives after the horrors of World War Two.

    The Remains of the Day

    R153,00 R180,00
    'After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?' In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past...

    The Remains of the Day: Faber Modern Classics

    R157,00 R185,00
    Stevens, the long-serving butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the countryside, but also into his own past. Reflecting on his years of service, he must re-examine his life in the face of changing Britain, and question whether his dignity and properness have come at a greater cost to himself.

    Never Let Me Go

    R157,00 R185,00
    Narrated by Kathy, now 31, this book hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham School, and with the fate that has always awaited her and her closest friends in the wider world. A story of love, friendship and memory, it is charged throughout with a sense of the fragility of life.