Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall, by Kazuo Ishiguro

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With the clarity and precision that have become his trademarks, Kazuo Ishiguro interlocks five short pieces of fiction to create a world that resonates with emotion, heartbreak, and humor. Here is a fragile, once famous singer, turning his back on the one thing he loves; a music junky with little else to offer his friends but opinion; a songwriter who inadvertently breaks up a marriage; a jazz musician who thinks the answer to his career lies in changing his physical appearance; and a young cellist whose tutor has devised a remarkable way to foster his talent. For each, music is a central part of their lives and, in one way or another, delivers them to an epiphany.




Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage; Reprint edition (September 21, 2010)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 240 pages

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0307455785

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0307455789

Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 9.3 ounces

Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.16 x 0.68 x 7.96 inches