A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro

A Pale View of Hills (1982) is the first novel by Nobel Prize–winning author Kazuo Ishiguro. It won the 1982 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. He received a £1000 advance from publishers Faber and Faber for the novel after a meeting with Robert McCrum, the fiction editor.A Pale View of Hills is the story of Etsuko, a middle-aged Japanese woman living alone in England, and opens with discussion between Etsuko and her younger daughter, Niki, about the recent suicide of Etsuko's older daughter, Keiko.

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A Pale View of Hills Hardcover 10268566
A Pale View of Hills (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 118589 2012
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The Aspect of Memory in Kazuo Ishiguro's 'A Pale View of Hills' (German Edition) Paperback 19001283 $5.09 $83.21 2009
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A Pale View of Hills Paperback 773854 $12.00 $7.41 2010
A Pale View of Hills Paperback 70274 $8.37 $2.79 1990
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A Pale View of Hills Hardcover 2103930 $79.14 1982