Klara And The Sun By Kazuo Ishiguro

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01The Store20210308From the bestselling and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let me Go and The Remains of the Day, this is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend, who waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when it emerges that her life may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

A novel of exquisite tenderness and restraint that asks what it means to be human, and what it means to love.

Today: Klara waits patiently in the store, hoping that a lonely child will choose her.

Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro is the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day, and Never Let Me Go.
Reader: Lydia Wilson
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

02Hope20210309From the bestselling and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let me Go and The Remains of the Day, this is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend, who waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when it emerges that her life may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

A novel of exquisite tenderness and restraint that asks what it means to love.

Today: Klara draws the attention of a teenage girl, who longs for an Artificial Friend.

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

03Home20210310From the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let me Go and The Remains of the Day, this is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend, who waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when it emerges that her life may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

A novel of exquisite tenderness and restraint that asks what it means to be human, and what it means to love.

Today: Klara begins to process her new home, and her new owners...

Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro is the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day, and Never Let Me Go.
Reader: Lydia Wilson
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

04Imitation20210311From the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let me Go and The Remains of the Day, this is the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend, who waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when it emerges that her life may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

A novel of exquisite tenderness and restraint that asks what it means to be human, and what it means to love.

Today: Klara takes an unsettling trip to Morgan's Falls with Josie's Mother...

Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro is the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day, and Never Let Me Go.
Reader: Lydia Wilson
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

A new novel from the Kazuo Ishiguro, the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go.

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

05Chances20210312From the bestselling and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let me Go and The Remains of the Day, a story of what it means to be human., read by Lydia WIlson.

Klara, an Artificial Friend, waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when it emerges that her life may change for ever, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

A novel of exquisite tenderness and restraint that asks what it means to love.

Today: Klara agrees to help Rick and Josie to achieve their plan.

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

06Warnings20210315From the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a story of what it means to be human, read by Lydia Wilson.

Klara, an Artificial Friend, waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when a lonely teenager chooses her, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

Today: Klara receives an unnerving warning about her trip to the city, where she is to meet the man working on Josie's portrait....

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

07Continuation20210316From the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a story of what it means to be human, read by Lydia Wilson.

Klara, an Artificial Friend, waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when a lonely teenager chooses her, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

Today: a strange unease hangs in the air, as Klara, Josie and the Mother prepare themselves to view Josie's portrait....

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel set in the near future, and read by Lydia Wilson.

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

08Heart20210317From the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a story of what it means to be human, read by Lydia Wilson.

Klara, an Artificial Friend, waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when a lonely teenager chooses her, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

Today: after the shocking revelations about Josie's 'portrait', Klara embarks on another risky plan to save her owner...

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

The new novel from Nobel and Booker-winning author, Kazuo Ishiguro, read by Lydia Wilson.

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

09Sun20210318From the Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a story of what it means to be human, read by Lydia Wilson.

Klara, an Artificial Friend, waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when a lonely teenager chooses her, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

Today: after Josie's health collapses, Klara turns again to the Sun for help....

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

The new novel from Nobel and Booker-winning author, Kazuo Ishiguro, read by Lydia Wilson.

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.

1010: Slow Fade20210319Lydia Wilson reads the final part of the new novel from Nobel and Booker Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro.

Klara, an Artificial Friend, waits from her place in the store to be chosen by one of those who pass by on the street. But when a lonely teenager chooses her, Klara is warned not to invest too much in the promises of humans.

Today: Klara's pleas to the Sun seem to have yielded results. But what of Klara's future now that Josie is growing older?

Reader: Lydia Wilson
Writer: Kazuo Ishiguro
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

The new novel from Nobel and Booker-winning author, Kazuo Ishiguro, read by Lydia Wilson.

Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, read by Lydia Wilson.