Author Kazuo Ishiguro's Quiet Power Claims the Nobel

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Author Kazuo Ishiguro's Quiet Power Claims the Nobel

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Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author whose emotionally restrained characters filled the powerful worlds of his novels, won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy announced Thursday in Stockholm.

The 62-year-old writer, largely discovered by American audiences with his 1989 English country-house novel “The Remains of the Day,” helped elevate the unreliable narrator in contemporary fiction and challenged publishing orthodoxy with his disregard for the constraints of traditional literary genres.

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