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Ishiguro, Kazuo. NEVER LET ME GO. London, England: Faber & Faber, 2005. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 263 pages. As New/As New.

The author's sixth novel. One of Kazuo Ishiguro's finest achievements. Limited Slipcased Edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the regular trade edition. The Limited Edition sold out before publication and is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Faber and Faber: Regular-sized volume format. Hard boards with white titles embossed on spine, as issued. Text by Kazuo Ishiguro. Cream cloth slipcase with watercolor reproduction by Millennium Images pasted on recessed center and gilt titles embossed on cover. In publisher's original shrinkwrap. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents, in its most collectible format, Kazuo Ishiguro's "Never Let Me Go". "So exquisitely observed that even the most workaday objects and interactions are infused with a luminous otherworldliness. The dystopian story it tells, meanwhile, gives it a different kind of electric charge. Ishiguro spins a stinging cautionary tale of science outpacing ethics" (Publishers Weekly). "A masterpiece of craftsmanship that offers an unparalleled emotional experience. An original and remarkable genius" (The New York Times). The basis of the very fine film adaptation by Mark Romanek, with career-defining performances by Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Andrew Garfield. An absolute "must-have" title for Kazuo Ishiguro collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Slipcased Edition, indicated/numbered as such and very prominently and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the title page by Kazuo Ishiguro. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page, even though it comes from the publisher. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Slipcased Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. Winner of the Whitbread Prize in 1986 for "An Artist of the Floating World". Winner of the Booker Prize in 1989 for "The Remains of the Day". Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2005. One of the greatest living writers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER KAZUO ISHIGURO TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0571224113. $250.00

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