Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born English writer, has won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy made the announcement Thursday in Stockholm.Sara Danius, the academy’s secretary, praised the work of Ishiguro. She said taht He’s a very interesting writer in many ways and she also described him as one of the most exquisite novelists in our time. Ishiguro, who was born in Nagasaki in Japan but moved to the UK when he was five, said he was “tremendously proud” to receive the award and emphasized how much he hoped it would be a force for good at a time of global instability.His best-known work is “The Remains of the Day,” which was published in 1989. The 1993 film version of “The Remains of the Day” starred Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. It was nominated for eight Academy Awards.The work earned Ishiguro the Man Booker Prize in 1989.The Nobel committee praised his latest book The Buried Giant, which was released in 2015, for exploring “how memory relates to oblivion, history to the present, and fantasy to reality”.
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