“Classic” – this word holds so much weight, yet what does it really mean? Today we discover Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel A Pale View of Hills and examine the different facets of what makes a classic book.
Sources / Further Reading:
“The Definition of a Classic in Literature” by Esther Lombardi
“In Literature, What Makes a Classic?” (NPR)
Kazuo Ishiguro and Malcolm Bradbury, in conversation (Interview, plus discussion of A Pale View of Hills)
“Kazuo Ishiguro becomes Nagasaki honorary resident” (NHK)
The Buried Giant – My thoughts