There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.
– Kazuo Ishiguro
born in Nagasaki, Japan, November 08, 1954
influences: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Kazuo Ishiguro (カズオ・イシグロ or 石黒 一雄) is a British novelist of a Japanese origin. His family moved to England in 1960. Ishiguro obtained his Bachelor’s degree from University of Kent in 1978 and his Master’s from the University of East Anglia’s creative writing course in 1980. He became a British citizen in 1982. He now lives in London.
Ishiguro received the 1989 Man Booker prize for his third novel The Remains of the Day.