British writer and novelist Kazuo Ishiguro was awarded by Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
It was learned that the British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro is best known for his novel “The Remains of the Day”.
Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy said in a statement, “In novels of great emotional force, (he) has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.
Adding further to this she said, “I would say that if you mix Jane Austen and Franz Kafka, then you have Kazuo Ishiguro in a nutshell. But you have to add a little bit of Marcel Proust into the mix. And then you stir, but not too much. And then you have his writings”.
The 64-year-old Kazuo Ishiguro is a British author, who was born in Japan where his family the United Kingdom.
It was discovered that his famous writing The Remains of the Day (1989) was later documented in the movie featuring Anthony Hopkins as the butler Stevens.
It was reported that the British writer has written over eight books, which was later translated into over 40 languages.
In a statement, Kazuo Ishiguro said, “It’s a magnificent honour, mainly because it means that I’m in the footsteps of the greatest authors that have lived, so that’s a terrific commendation.”
The writer published his latest novel “The Buried Giant” in the year 2015.