When We Were Orphans (Paperback)
Vintage, 9780375724404, 352pp.
Publication Date: October 30, 2001
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Praise For When We Were Orphans…
"Swift, compelling, moving, irresistible."
--The Baltimore Sun
"Goes much further than even The Remains of the Day in its examination of the roles we've had handed to us... His fullest achievement yet."
--The New York Times Book Review
"You seldom read a novel that so convinces you it is extending the possibilities of fiction."
--Sunday Times (London)
"Poignant... When We Were Orphans may well be Ishiguro's most capacious book so far."
--Pico Iyer, The New York Review of Books
"[A]n imaginative work of surpassing intelligence and taste."
--Joyce Carol Oates, Times Literary Supplement
"With his characteristic finesse, Mr. Ishiguro infuses what seems like a classic adventure story with an ineffable tinge of strangeness."
--The Wall Street Journal