If you are interested in Murakami’s novel, you might be tempted to buy this book. Unfortunately, Ishiguro is not comparable to Murakami, it is like comparing apples to oranges. Both are good, but Ishiguro is way more readable(as opposed to groping in the dark with Murakami).
The narrative takes place in Britain in the days shortly after the death of Arthur. Britons and Saxons are no longer at war and they even live together, but that seems to be in part because a strange forgetfulness lies over the land. Ishiguro’s language and descriptions reinforce a sense of cloudiness, indistinctness, that boarders at times on fairytale. Ogres, witches, pixies, and dragons... See More