Book review | Klara and the Sun by Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro

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We review the latest book by Kazuo Ishiguro.
We review the latest book by Kazuo Ishiguro.
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Rating: 3/5

In a futuristic, dystopian world, Artificial Friends (AFs) are available for parents to buy for their lonely children. Displayed in a shop along with magazines and other household items, you can walk in and buy a solar-powered humanoid AF that can talk, observe, learn, and be a companion to your child.

Sounds a little creepy, right? Well, this is the premise of Nobel Prize-winning author, Kazuo Ishiguro’s new book, Klara and the Sun.

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