Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize 2017 for literature

Kazuo Ishiguro - The Nobel prize winner in literature
Kazuo Ishiguro - The Nobel prize winner in literature. Photo: google store

The Japan born British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro has won the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature.

The English author Kazuo Ishiguro has been named winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, praised by the Swedish Academy for his “novels of great emotional force”, which it said had “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.

Never Let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Never Let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro – Photo Google store


Kazuo Ishiguro was choosen for Nobel Prize for Literature among some of most reputed names  including Margaret Atwood, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Haruki Murakami leading the odds at the bookmakers, Ishiguro was a surprise choice. But his blue-chip literary credentials return the award to more familiar territory after last year’s controversial selection of the singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The author of novels including The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, Ishiguro’s writing, said the Academy, is “marked by a carefully restrained mode of expression, independent of whatever events are taking place”.

Some of his novels includes

Prior to this, Names for Noble Prize Winner in field of medicine and chemistry were announced two days ago.