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The Buried Giant
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
From the author of Never Let Me Goand the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, decide that now is the time, finally, for them to set off across this troubled land of mist and rain to find the son they have not seen for years, the son they can scarcely remember. They know they will face many hazardssome strange and otherworldlybut they cannot foresee how their journey will reveal to them the dark and forgotten corners of their love for each other. Nor can they foresee that they will be joined on their journey by a Saxon warrior, his orphan charge, and a knighteach of them, like Axl and Beatrice, lost in some way to his own past, but drawn inexorably toward the comfort, and the burden, of the fullness of a lifes memories. Sometimes savage, sometimes mysterious, always intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguros first novel in a decade tells a luminous story about the act of forgetting and the power of memory, a resonant tale of love, vengeance, and war.From the Hardcover edition.
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Saari84
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Schon lange stand der begrabene Riese auf meiner Wunschliste und dann fand ich ihn neulich in einem Bücherschrank 😍
Bisher gefällt es mir auch echt gut.
Habt ihr bereits ein Buch von #kazuoishiguro gelesen? Welches hat euch am besten gefallen?
Habt einen gemütlichen Sonntag!
#coffeeandbooks #reader #currentlyreading #bookaholic #bibliophile #booklover #bookworm #buch #leseliebe #lesen #buecher #buecherwurm #bookstagram #ilovetoread #

Buechersuechtling Ich kenn bisher nur „Was vom Tage übrig blieb“. Erst als Film (vor Jahren) und dann vor einigen Monaten als Hörbuch. Das mochte ich sehr, war mir aber nicht sicher, ob ich es als Buch genauso gern gelesen hätte wie ich es gehört habe. Vielleicht ist das für mich so ein „Hörbuch“-Autor. ??‍♀️ – Aber: Glückwunsch ?zu deinem Zufallsfund‼️ Sowas ist immer ein großartiges Gefühl, oder❓ Fröhliches Weiterlesen‼️ ? 2w
Saari84 @Buechersuechtling das fand ich als Buch langweilig und hab es erst Mal weggelegt 😅 2w
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RowReads1
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Andrew65 I need to read this! 1mo
BarbaraBB It‘s gorgeous and touching. 1mo
TheEllieMo I loved this one! 1mo
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Leomuren
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

Beautiful and melancholy about memories, and what they mean to us. What they do to us. How they shape us.

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Yesmynameistable
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

It would be the saddest thing to me, Princess. To walk separately from you, when the ground will let us go as we always did. Page 252

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ILoveReading28
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Monday: @hes7

Nute Hi Paris. You play by posting photos of your favorite book covers, not by reposting my photo. Select favorite jacket covers and a different person to tag each day. It was fun to do. I tagged you so I hope that you enjoy playing.🙂 3mo
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Nute
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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#CoverCrush #7Covers7Days

Would you like to show us some of your favorite book covers @pariisannja ? No explanation needed. Post a photo of that moving cover art and tag one Litten each day for the week. Can‘t wait to see what you got! Have fun!!💕

Day Four:
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
Cover and Book Design by Peter Mendelsund

Melissa_J I like that one! 3mo
Ruthiella Beautiful! I almost chose this one too but I could not have presented it as beautifully as this!😍 3mo
batsy This is so lovely 💙 3mo
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Leftcoastzen Beautiful 3mo
Tanisha_A 😍 3mo
Nute @Melissa_J @Ruthiella @batsy @Leftcoastzen @Tanisha_A No doubt, it was a cover/book design purchase, but I trust this author after my absolute enjoyment of 3mo
EllieDottie Such s beautiful cover!!! 3mo
Tanisha_A @Nute Oh I love love The Remains of the Day. Haven't read this one yet. 3mo
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MichaelGoertzen
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
Pickpick

Fantastic historical fantasy! Riveting and bittersweet.

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madamereadsalot1
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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#Augustwrapup is 4 books. 2 audio, 2 ebook, all some level of enjoyment. Wise Blood and Sleeping Giant were my favorites.

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madamereadsalot1
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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1. Close to finished, it's really good.
2. Busyness. Chores, errands, and other such hooey.
3. Ben and Jerry's Pecan Sticky Buns
4. I tried to learn the bass when I was in junior high, but I didn't care enough. I like to sing though.
5. 👍
#friyayintro
@howjessreads

vivastory Hopefully you can find some reading time amidst all the hooey. That Ben & Jerry's sounds delicious 3mo
madamereadsalot1 @vivastory thanks! I'm hoping I can rest and read on Monday before the week starts back! And that ice cream is seasonal, which depresses the hell out of me! Ha! I'm not much for ice cream, but I crave that one! 3mo
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Sweettartlaura
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Ok, @Kenny - I get it - I‘m sold - he‘s amazing ♥️
5 ⭐️
A dreamy, mythical Arthurian tale about the nature of memory, the mercy of forgetting, and the value of being in the moment now.
I‘ve only read one other Ishiguro - Never Let Me Go - and I wasn‘t in love with it 🤷🏻‍♀️. So I was hesitant about this one. But I loved every single word. It came alive like books in my childhood did. I just loved it ♥️

BarbaraBB Great review. Wonderful book! 3mo
SteveHudson It is good, isn't it? Remains Of The Day is excellent too. 2mo
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veroseba
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“Ma siete proprio certi, mia buona signora, di volervi liberare di questa nebbia? Non è forse meglio che le cose rimangano nascoste alle nostre menti?” #ishiguro #einaudi #ilgigantesepolto

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shaynarae
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Mehso-so

I finished this about a week ago and am still chewing on it. I think it‘s intentionally enigmatic as a tool for conveying the feeling of the story beyond verbal description. I still can‘t decide if it was done very well or if it was an unsuccessful effort that missed its mark. The ending didn‘t wrap up all the loose threads and questions that I had, but again, I can‘t tell if it was intentional or not. 🤔

TrishB I had the same feeling! I also thought it was very slow, but probably intentional too. 4mo
shaynarae @TrishB Oh good, I‘m glad it wasn‘t just me! 4mo
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Texreader
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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This looks really good but has low Litsy rating. Thoughts?

Zelma I trie to read this one and had to abandon it. Great concept but I never connected with or cared about the characters, and the writing didn‘t grab me at all. It jus felt kind of distant and lacking any emotion. 6mo
8little_paws I liked it 🤷‍♀️ 6mo
Larkken I keep meaning to like Ishiguro, but never quite getting there :/ 6mo
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BarbaraBB It is a very sweet story about two old people looking for their son. A bit fantasy and not Ishiguro‘s best but I can definitely recommend it! 6mo
j9brown I was very into it, I was really into overall theme about memories. But it is a bit of a slow read because of the style. 6mo
MaureenMc I really enjoyed it. 😊 6mo
beeweird It is a slow and careful read, sweet and ultimately sad. Would recommend if you have the patience and time! I read it when I was sick and homebound and could devote several hours at a time to it. 6mo
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BarbaraBB
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Still thinking of yesterday‘s prompt, my #ImaginaryPlaces take me to a Japanese writer as well. I love Ishiguro. This one is partly fantasy and set in a wonderful atmospheric landscape. And I love this picture by Robert Frank Hunter.

#WanderingJune

Libby1 Was this artwork created for this book? It is perfect. 6mo
BarbaraBB He made it for a review of the book in a magazine. But I think it‘s perfect too. That fragile couple... @Libby1 (edited) 6mo
Tanisha_A I love Ishiguro too. The Remains of the Day is one of my favourites. Need to read this one though! 6mo
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JennyM Beautiful image. ♥️ 6mo
erzascarletbookgasm I haven‘t read this but the image is lovely. 6mo
BarbaraBB @Tanisha_A That‘s my favorite too, as is 6mo
Cinfhen That is stunning!! I would love a print 😻 6mo
Cathythoughts Beautiful picture 6mo
rohit-sawant Lovely picture! 6mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen Me too. And he made many more book illustrations. And covers too, for example 6mo
BarbaraBB @Cinfhen ... which I‘ve been wanting to read solely because of its cover! 6mo
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leslieseidel
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I really enjoyed this Ishiguro, my first, which surprised me. I guess I have seen some of the movies from his books, so I thought I had read the book! 🤔 It's on the way @grumpygirlbooks Can't believe it's our last round already! @DarcysMom @BridgetteM

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I love Ishiguro but haven‘t read this one yet! And your picture looks like heaven 😍 7mo
teainthelibrary I love and miss Sculpin! This looks like San Diego? 7mo
leslieseidel @teainthelibrary it's Jupiter FL. I found the Ballast Point at Total Wine! Such a nice treat! 7mo
teainthelibrary @leslieseidel it‘s really cool that they managed to get so big! I miss Total Wine 😫 7mo
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CaitZ
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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I finished this a couple if days ago and have been thinking about ever since. I enjoyed the writing. It had a lyrical feel and I could believe the characters would've spoken in that manner. I'm still not sure how I feel about the end. It's between a pick and a so-so for me.

LiteraryinLititz Nice review and also beautiful picture! 7mo
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DarcysMom
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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@leslieseidel Your book is in the mail! It should arrive on the 29th. 😁
#LMPBC #round5 #groupY
@grumpygirlbooks @BridgetteM

@suvata

BridgetteM You are ahead of the game! 7mo
DarcysMom @BridgetteM There is a first time for everything! 😂😂😂 7mo
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DarcysMom
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Pickpick
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DarcysMom
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Morning reading on my porch. 😁

BridgetteM 😁 8mo
DarcysMom @BridgetteM I am loving it! 8mo
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DarcysMom
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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@BridgetteM The book arrived today! I am excited to dive into it. 😁
#LMPBC #round5 #groupY
@leslieseidel @grumpygirlbooks

vumblereads I like the cover 😁 8mo
Freespirit Gorgeous cover😍 8mo
rretzler I enjoyed it. 8mo
BridgetteM Hope you enjoy it! 8mo
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BridgetteM
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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The Buried Giant is on its way to you, @DarcysMom! It should arrive on Monday. Sorry for sending it out a bit late. #lmpbc #round5 #groupy

@leslieseidel @grumpygirlbooks

annahenke Really enjoyed that book 8mo
DarcysMom Yay! I am excited to read it! 8mo
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KatieDid927
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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March wrap-up! Lotsa ARCs and new releases in March. #marchwrapup

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Well done! 📖💖 8mo
paramegan what did you think of early riser ? i struggled with it but forced myself to finish. 8mo
KatieDid927 @megandemartini It was my first Fforde and I loved it. It is dense so it took me a little longer than usual to get into it. 8mo
paramegan @KatieDid927 yes definitely a slow read at first but the world building is strong 8mo
KatieDid927 @megandemartini Yes, that‘s one of the big things I liked about it. 8mo
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Pruzy
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Mehso-so

Unfortunately, The Buried Giant by the Nobel prize winning author Kazuo Ishiguro lived up to its controversial hype. It was not controversial due to any lurid material, but rather the story falls somewhat flat and the ending is predictable from fairly early on.

This novel lacked the emotional resonance of Never Let Me Go and The Remains Of The Day. That said, maybe this mediation on marriage resonated more with other readers?

callielafleur This one was a total dud for me. So disappointing. 8mo
Pruzy @callielafleur Unfortunately it seems that Ishiguro might only be able to write one novel and change the set pieces... (edited) 8mo
cariashley @callielafleur @Pruzy completely agree with both of you. I was so disappointed 😔 8mo
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Pruzy @cariashley Oh well! On to the next book! 8mo
BookNAround My entire book club was underwhelmed by this one. 8mo
Pruzy @BookNAround So were the reviewers in The New Yorker and the TLS. Neil Gaiman reviewed it for the New York Times and he was also politely underwhelmed 8mo
TrishB This totally underwhelmed me too! 8mo
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KatieDid927
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Pickpick

Excellent story! It‘s denser than I thought it would be but the characters are vibrant and I was so invested in the story. Plus I loved the world we were in. Special thanks to @j9brown for the rec and loan! 🤗

j9brown ❤️❤️❤️ Glad you enjoyed it! 8mo
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KatieDid927
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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1. Literary fiction, fantasy
2. Kurt Vonnegut
3. Hmm, it varies but There There by Tommy Orange is incredible.
4. Romance 🙅🏻‍♀️
5. Done!

#HelloThursday @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 📚 8mo
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Pruzy
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Also, can someone tell me whether this is the cover for the UK edition? I got this from a used bookstore in Calgary, Canada called Fairs Fair. I think it is about 10,000 square feet, but they‘re saying they‘re moving out of their building from the historic Inglewood region. Will still be in the neighbourhood though...

#CanadianLittens

Melissa_J My Canadian edition doesn‘t look like that one. Mind you, mine‘s hard cover so it may look different from the paperback. 9mo
Pruzy @Melissa_J That‘s good to know! I remember when the Canadian hardcover came out. It had a blue chalice on it I think, right? 9mo
Melissa_J I think mine is green with a tree? I‘m not close to it at the moment so I can‘t verify, but I‘m totally going to check in the morning 😆 9mo
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Lindy Does that red circle say Sunday Times bestseller? That would be British. 9mo
BarbaraBB I live in Europe and we do have this cover indeed so I think it‘s the UK edition 9mo
TrishB Not the cover of my hard back and I‘m in the U.K. 9mo
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Pruzy
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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I‘m about halfway through The Buried Giant and I am enjoying it so far! I admit it took me a while to get into it, but now I‘m hooked!

I‘m also looking forward to seeing what sort of twists and heart wrenching turns Kazuo Ishiguro has planned. If there‘s one thing my experience with Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day have taught me it‘s to protect my heart!

#NobelPrize #Selfie

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CeciliaKay
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

The stranger thought it might be God himself had forgotten much from our pasts, events far distant, events of the same day. And if a thing is not in God‘s mind, then what chance of it remaining in those of mortal men?

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CeciliaKay
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

Familiarity is usually comforting, but not if you can‘t recognize why something is familiar. Especially so if you can‘t remember why something violence, negative, unusual is familiar.

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CeciliaKay
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

Is it good or bad to not be able to remember past trauma? Does it make the scars (literal and figurative) an easier or harder burden to bear if nothing can be remembered?

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CeciliaKay
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

Do memories prove love? What love do we have if we cannot remember the good and the bad? Or, in the moment that everything is forgotten, if love is still there is that the strongest proof of all?

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CeciliaKay
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

Memories and mist. Trusting love and instincts. The pain of a forgotten and seemingly beloved past.

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cwarnier
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The Buried Giant was not a book I would have chosen for myself, but I loved it. There were times I was confused and lost, but in the end it all made sense.
Thanks for picking this book, @whippoorwill815
#lmpbc round 4 #groupc
@OriginalCyn620 @Victoriahoperose

whippoorwill815 I‘m glad you liked it! Also, fun graphic!!! 😊 I‘m excited for the next round! 10mo
OriginalCyn620 It was good! Love the graphic too! 10mo
cwarnier Ok ladies, which one was your fave/least fave? I really liked Vanishinf Girls the best, and The Buried Giant was my least fav. 10mo
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Endpaper 💕

Mdargusch Love the photo! 💂🏼‍♀️ 10mo
Soubhiville Wow, that‘s cool. 10mo
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j9brown
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I probably mention this book too much! The elderly couple's love is pure, though their trust in each other wavers as their memories slowly return to them. But you never doubt that they'll always take care of each other.

#lovehate @ErinSueG @WhiskeyMistress

ErinSueMreads That sounds so complex and interesting!!! 10mo
Pruzy Although the ending suggests otherwise? 8mo
j9brown @Pruzy I guess I meant for as long as they had the choice and were able. Nothing about the ending felt like they had any choice in what happened, to me at least. 8mo
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Kimberlone
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Stopped by a friend‘s house today to look through the boxes of books she is getting ready to donate. Picked these out of the pile!

TheBookHippie 😍 10mo
Squidapus Like a lot of Ishiguro's stuff, it can take a little to pierce what he's trying to do but is well worth the short time it took to read! 10mo
Kimberlone @Squidapus I‘ve only read Never Let Me Go by Ishiguro but have good things about this one and 10mo
Squidapus @Kimberlone Remains of the Day is pretty great but Never Let Me Go will always be my high standard for his work. Love that book. 10mo
Kimberlone @Squidapus I think I actually liked the movie better in the case of Never Let Me Go, but that might be because I saw the movie first which kind of ruined the slow build up of the reveal of the main secret the story is built arounf 10mo
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cwarnier
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1. -15 feels like -34
2. 70's
3. 70
4. Anything, loving this cold as we have had 4 snow days in a row=lots of time to read.
5. Anything
#hellothursday
@wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 💜 And stay warm! 🥶 10mo
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cwarnier
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro

I got mail today!
Last book of #lmpbc
Can't wait to delve in after I finish up a couple other books. 😀
@Victoriahoperose @OriginalCyn620 @whippoorwill815

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Jerdencon
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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This was my first post 3 years ago on litsy! Thanks to @Lindy for being the first (and only!) person to like and comment.
Hadn't figured out it was best to put a picture until my 2nd post! 😀@billypar #firstpost

Billypar Nice! With adding pictures, I remember thinking at the time 'how many different ways can you post pictures of books?' 😳 11mo
Lindy @Billypar @Jerdencon My first Litsy post had a poor quality photo, taken while reading at night. I‘m glad that casual photos are perfectly acceptable here. Adds to the comfortable atmosphere. 😊 11mo
Billypar @Lindy So true- I'm glad I don't have to feel bad about my pictures being less than perfect and focus on discussing the book. 11mo
Lindy @Billypar 👍 11mo
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msford88
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The Buried Giant is set in a misty, primordial England populated by feuding Saxons and Britons and haunted by traces of a great age just gone by: the ruins of the collapsing Roman Empire and the shadow of the late King Arthur, a few of whose sworn knights still roam the landscape in rusty armor. This story is yet further proof that Ishiguro is a master. For me, this was an instant classic.

CaroPi I also like it this book. I know many people didn't but for me was quite magical. I am happy to see that I am not the only one who likes it! 11mo
Lcsmcat Sounds good. Stacked! 11mo
BibliOphelia You made my hairs prickle! Stacked 😬 11mo
Becker Really loved this book. 9mo
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OriginalCyn620
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I don‘t read much fantasy & I wouldn‘t have picked this book on my own, but I ended up enjoying it. Some parts were slow & others interesting. The story was solid & kept my interest throughout. It poses an interesting question: would you rather be able to remember everything, good and bad, or would you rather have all your memories, good and bad, taken from you?
@cwarnier I‘ll mail this out to you in the next couple of days! #lmpbc #groupc

mrsmarch Enormous dog! 😍 11mo
Victoriahoperose I agree with you on this! A lot of similar reactions on my end 😊 11mo
OriginalCyn620 @mrsmarch He‘s a GS/Husky mix, about 70 pounds and long! 11mo
whippoorwill815 I felt similarly as well! Also- dog!! 😍 11mo
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OriginalCyn620
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Going back and forth between a physical book and one on my #kindle. #socksunday

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j9brown
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1. New Jersey, now living in NYC
2. Camilla Way
3. 31 books tall!
4. My couch, pillow as a lap table, wrapped in a blanket
5. The Buried Giant. I read it a couple months ago and I'm still thinking about it every now and then.

#littenintro @tessavi

whippoorwill815 I am reading my very first Camilla Way book (The Lies We Told) as part of #LMPBC. And my pick for our group was The Buried Giant! 11mo
j9brown @whippoorwill815 Haha, nice! A good round of reads 😁 11mo
tessavi 31 books seems very manageable compared to mine 😂 11mo
j9brown @tessavi Yeah, not too bad, I just don't have the space for much more (the list of "to buy later" books is rather out of control, though!) 11mo
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OriginalCyn620
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Thank you @cwarnier for the cute bookmark! Love it!
#lmpbc

cwarnier I am so glad you love it. I love to make cutsey crafts for people. 11mo
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OriginalCyn620
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Starting this one for #lmpbc. #groupc

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JLaurenceCohen
Buried Giant | Kazuo Ishiguro

The Buried Giant is haunting in the best way. The prose is so understated. The A story and B story come together so seamlessly. Ishiguro conveys some profound ideas about memory, violence, and nationalism.

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Victoriahoperose
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Mehso-so

Just finished this one. I‘m interested in what others think of it. I don‘t love fantasy, so this was a bit of a tough read for me. But, the writing was solid and an interesting concept. I‘ll be sending this out to @OriginalCyn620 shortly!

whippoorwill815 I can totally see how this one isn‘t everyone‘s cup of tea! Although I ended up liking it, it wasn‘t my normal fare either! I‘m still reading this months book that I have, but it‘s a much quicker read than this one 😀 12mo
Victoriahoperose @whippoorwill815 that‘s good to hear! This one took a minute. I feel like I may need to reread it in the future to appreciate it more. 12mo
OriginalCyn620 I don‘t read much fantasy either, so we‘ll see! I‘m still reading the book for this month but I‘m close to finishing. 12mo
cwarnier This one sounds interesting.i love reading fantasy I am being uber slow at reading this months. I may not get to finishing until I am on break on dec. 21st. Sorry @whippoorwill815 12mo
Victoriahoperose @cwarnier if you enjoy fantasy, I think you‘re really going to love this one 😊😊😊 12mo
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j9brown
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A beautiful fairy tale about memory and loss and enduring love. There was something oddly formal and old-fashioned about the writing style so I can see why the book doesn't have such a high rating here, but I was feeling it. Gonna be thinking about this one for a while.

KatieDid927 Omg stop reading so many good books that I then have to borrow! 😉 13mo
j9brown @KatieDid927 I've got a little pile for you 😁 13mo
KatieDid927 @j9brown Hehe ditto. But omg! Such a TBR mountain! 😩 Haha 13mo
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j9brown @KatieDid927 I'm gonna take a pic of that mountain tonight, it'll be good for a giggle 🤭 13mo
KatieDid927 I legit was thinking the same thing last night! My cart is full and I also have a giant pile. Is bad. I mean in my defense a little I‘m about to redo my living room and will have a ton more bookshelf space when I do, but still. 😂 13mo
j9brown @KatieDid927 lol, yes, take a pic! 13mo
JLaurenceCohen I love how understated the style is; it fits the story perfectly. 11mo
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Sha0102
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I loved it. Delicious book just as a fairy tale about lost memories, love, revenge, and war. 🤔How necessary is to remember everything? 🤔 #KazuoIshiguro #OGiganteEnterrado #TheBuriedGiant #book #bookaholic #booklovers #ler #leitura #leitora #reading #instabook #instaread #instabooks #bookstagram #litsy #booklover #readingabook #amreading #books #vero #Sha2018

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MrsBibliophile
The Buried Giant: A novel | Kazuo Ishiguro
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I've been battling the worst cold! Luckily, Washington weather is perfect rainy-day-soup and book weather. Especially in the Fall 🍁🍁🍁 So, I made my Nans chicken soup and finally finished The Buried Giant...

I loved this book! I found it extremely well written, interesting, and beyond imaginative. I loved the authors creativity.

If you love fantasy, this book is for you!

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