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Never Let Me Go; Author: Kazuo Ishiguro; Faber and Faber pounds 7.99 ISBN 057122413X
Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Remains of the Day, tells the story of Kathy H, as she looks back on her time at the boarding school, Hailsham.
The story begins with children playing on school fields, making and breaking friendships.
But as Kathy remembers, we begin to feel an undertow of discomfort. The children at the school are different. They know they are being prepared for a life as 'carers' and 'donors' but although they recognise the words they don't fully understand what this means. As they grow older, their giggly childish innocence gives way to questions and doubts as they try to make sense of who they are and what role …