Knowledge Identifier: +Kazuo_Ishiguro
After spending a year writing fiction, he resumed his studies at the University of East Anglia where he studied with Malcolm Bradbury and Angela Carter, and gained a Master of Arts in Creative Writing in 1980
Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors in the English-speaking world, having received four Man Booker Prize nominations, and winning the 1989 for his novel "The Remains of the Day"
The Remains of the Day (film) - "'The Remains of the Day"' is a 1993 Merchant Ivory film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
Stacey Kent - Booker Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro wrote the liner notes to Kent's 2003 album, "In Love Again"
Cloning - The 2005 Kazuo Ishiguro novel "Never Let Me Go" and the 2010 film adaption are set in an alternate history in which cloned humans are created for the sole purpose of providing organ donations to naturally born humans, despite the fact that they are fully sentient and self-aware
He co-wrote four of the songs on jazz singer Stacey Kent's 2009 "Breakfast on the Morning Tram"
Andrew Garfield - In 2010, he co-starred in the British film based on the novel by Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro, "Never Let Me Go"
Never Let Me Go (2010 film) - "'Never Let Me Go"' is a 2010 British dystopian alternate history drama film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name
Paavo Jarvi - In December 2014, he premiered Karol Beffa's second violin concerto, A Floating World, tribute to Kazuo Ishiguro's novel "An Artist of the Floating World"
David Horovitch - Horovitch has performed numerous audiobooks, including the 2015 production of "The Buried Giant" by Kazuo Ishiguro
Ishiguro wrote an opinion piece decrying the rise of hate crimes in Britain as a result of the 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum