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When We Were Orphans

When We Were Orphans

Author(s): Kazuo Ishiguro

Location(s): Shanghai, London

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1930s

England, the 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country’s most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Moving between inter-war London and Shanghai, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.

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