Skip to Content

Arena

Catalogue Record Detail

Catalogue Record details
057133038X
Paperback:An artist of the floating world:2016:30th aniversary edition An artist of the floating world
Cover
Author: Ishiguro
Publication year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Loading...
Other formats
Talking book - CD:An artist of the floating world:2016
Available: 2
Description:
The year is 1948. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of WW2. Masuji Ono, the celebrated painter, reflects on a life and career touched by the rise of Japanese militarism.

Availability

Loading...
Reviews
Milebush book group rated this book 3.5/5. Those who had visited Japan particularly enjoyed it with its beautifully written descriptions of the Japanese landscape, providing clear pictures of local scenes. The book is narrated by a a bohemian artist who became a part of the Japanese night life. He looks both backward and forward at the floating world with its cultural and society changes, coming to terms with the behaviour of Japan in World war 2. This makes the novel rather rambling in style and not always easy to follow. However the view overall was an interesting read.
21/02/18
Milebush reading group
Bedford
Other titles by this Author
0571249353
Loading...
eBook:The remains of the day:2015.
Author: Ishiguro, Kazuo.
Year 2015.
Media class: eBook
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
More editions / formats: Large print Paperback
0571249388
Loading...
eBook:Never let me go:2015.
Author: Ishiguro, Kazuo.
Year 2015.
Media class: eBook
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
More editions / formats: Large print Paperback Talking book - CD
1407448846
Loading...
eAudio:Nocturnes:2012, 2009.:Unabridged.
Author: Ishiguro, Kazuo
Year 2012, 2009.
Media class: eAudio
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
More editions / formats: Paperback Hardback
0571364918
Loading...
eBook:Klara and the sun:2021.
Author: Ishiguro, Kazuo.
Year 2021.
Media class: eBook
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating
More editions / formats: Talking book - CD Hardback
0571162835
Loading...
Paperback:A pale view of hills:1999
Author: Ishiguro, Kazuo
Year 1999
Media class: Paperback
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
More editions / formats: Talking book - CD
Your Account
Expand your search
Author
Format type
Publication Year
Category