Books - Review

When we Were OrphansChristopher Banks grew up in Shanghai during the early 1900's. His parents both disappeared when he was young and he was sent to England to grow up where he became a famous detective. He then returned to Shanghai to look for his missing parents who are, he is convinced, still alive.
by Kazuo Ishiguro
Score: 5
Published: tbc
Read: April 4th 2002


John said

Not very good. The story kept jumping around without explaining anything in a discomforting kind of way. Eg all of a sudden he is running off with Sarah, when he has not shown the slightest interest in her to date. Characters all very wooden too I thought. Not a patch on Remains of the Day.

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