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Title:An Artist of the Floating World
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Publisher:Faber and Faber
ISBN:0571225365
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Number of Pages:206
Category:Fiction, Japan, Historical fiction, Literature

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

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An Artist of the Floating World, An Artist of the Floating World & The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans, The Buried Giant, A Village After Dark, Never Let Me Go, The Unconsoled, A Pale View of Hills, The Remains of the Day, Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall
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