Genre: Science Fiction
Length: 288 pages
Audiobook Length: 9 hours and 40 minutes
First Published: 2005
As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were. Now, years later, Kathy is a young woman. Ruth and Tommy have reentered her life. And for the first time she is beginning to look back at their shared past and understand just what it is that makes them special—and how that gift will shape the rest of their time together. Suspenseful, moving, beautifully atmospheric, Never Let Me Go is modern classic.
Quotes from Never Let Me Go
Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The memories I value most, I don’t ever see them fading.
We took away your art because we thought it would reveal your souls. Or to put it more finely, we did it to prove you had souls at all.
All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma.
A part of us stayed like that: fearful of the world around us, and-no matter how much we despised ourselves for it-unable quite to let each other go.
Movie Trailer for Never Let Me Go (2010)
About Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro is a British author who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017. He is best known for his novels The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go. His other works include The Buried Giant, A Pale View of the Hills, Klara and the Sun, and An Artist of the Floating World.