Klara and the Sun: An intriguing lesson in humanity from the master
Kazuo Ishiguro examines human behaviour and its constraints through the lens of artificial intelligence
Klara and the Sun
By Kazuo Ishiguro
Faber & Faber, €14.99
Kazuo Ishiguro is a writer with the control of a world-famous tightrope walker. A master at showing how the mind observes and assesses its surroundings, the Nobel Prize-winning author usually favours formal characters in his fiction who have polite, mannered diction: think Stevens in The Remains of the Day, who misses out on a sense of human connection, or the boarding school ...