Ishiguro interview: part II

Kazuo Ishiguro: The UnconsoledPart two of my interview with Kazuo Ishiguro is now available here.

In it we talk about his Japanese roots; dealing with success at an early age; and the critical reaction to what he regards as his most ambitious, exploratory novel, The Unconsoled, which went from incomprehension or even hostility within the space of a few years to its selection as one of the finest post-war works of fiction.

He also tells me about his theory that most novelists have produced their best work by the time they are in their forties.

And at the end, he divulges what new project he is working on at the moment…

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