An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book An Artist of the Floating World:

An artist's life and legacy.

My favorite Kazuo Ishiguro quote from the book:

'There is certainly satisfaction and dignity to be gained in coming to terms with the mistakes one has made in the course of one's life" 

Questions to ponder while reading An Artist of the Floating World:

What have you done that you regret?

How much of your past taints the present?

My review of An Artist of the Floating World:

I think he regretted leaving the floating world.

The cultural adaptation required was a lot.

I wish I could face my guilt with such grace.


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