Orphans' book is topic at library

The Friends of the Gilbert Hart Library in Wallingford have chosen the novel "When We Were Orphans" by Kazuo Ishiguro for its Wednesday, April 18, book discussion. The novel takes place in London and Shanghai in the early part of the 20th century and asks the question: "Why was five years old Christopher Banks shipped back to England to live with his elderly aunt?" Ishiguro's novels focus on memories and personal loss of family members and lovers. In "When We Were Orphans" the protagonist, private investigator Christopher Banks, returns to Shanghai to try to understand why his parents disappeared so long ago. Ishiguro's novels have received many awards, including the Booker Prize for fiction. His novel "The Remains of the Day" was made into an award-winning film. When and Where: Gilbert Hart Librarys Klock Room at 7 p.m. Call 446-2685 for details.

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