Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature
the-japan-news.com -- Oct 06
Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his book “The Remains of the Day,” has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Born in Japan, Ishiguro now lives in Britain and writes in English. The Swedish Academy cited him for “novels of great emotional force, [he] has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.”

The prize is worth 9 million Swedish krona ($1.1 million).

カズオ・イシグロさん(62)の生まれ故郷の長崎市は、このビッグニュースに沸いています。 会社員(30代):「もう地元の誇りですね。
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