Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Makes me want to read this book!

MB Blissett

This was a slow start, but as I so often find, continuing with it led to something sublime and heartbreaking. It’s written in an anecdotal narrative, and without spoiling it, this suits the eventual revelations, which are fed to you in small pieces throughout the book.

I kind of wished I’d not read the reviews on Goodreads moments after I finished it, still raw and deeply moved by the book but I resisted the urge to post all caps rants about what philistines they were.

I could use a hug right now, if there are any volunteers and although it’s painful, it’s beautiful as well. A sadness that you can prepare for, isn’t half as bad as the sudden twists of fate that break us all in one way or another.

The likes of Ishiguro scare the crap out of me as a writer, they may not sell millions of…

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