Sir Kazuo Ishiguro is a British-Japanese novelist.
Born in Nagasaki, Japan, Ishiguro moved to England in 1960 when his father took a position at the National Institute of Oceanography. At the age of six, Ishiguro enrolled in the grammar school for boys in Surrey. He obtained a B.A. from the University of Kent and a master's in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia.
Ishiguro came under the mentorship of famed writer Angela Carter and, in 1981, published a collection of short...