[DWJ] Best(etc.) Books of the Year

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Sat Dec 30 01:35:35 EST 2006

Amy Lee Bennett wrote:

> *Strangest Reading Experience: Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro. Though
> what was really strange for me was the class discussion where people
> seemed totally hung up on the sci-fi aspect. As a sci-fi reader, I
> figured out what was going on within the first 5 pages, but apparently
> some of my classmates were thrown for a loop, and didn't like it.

Speaking as an Ishiguro fan, I found this to be one of the most 
disturbing books I have ever read. Not because the plot was unexpected, 
but because of the way he explored the attitudes towards the truly 
creepy ideas he was presenting. I loved it, but it gave me nightmares.


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