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Finalist for the International Booker Prize and the National Book AwardA haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the ProfessorOn an unnamed island objects are disappearing first hats then ribbonsbirds roses Most of the inhabitants are oblivious to these changeswhile those few able to recall the lost objects live in fear of the draconianMemory Police who are committed to ensuring that what has disappearedremains forgotten When a young writer discovers that her editoris in danger she concocts a plan to hide him beneath her f loorboards andtogether they cling to her writing as the last way of preserving the pastPowerful and provocativeThe Memory Police is a stunning novel aboutthe trauma of lossONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR THE NEW YORK TIMES THE WASHINGTON POST TIME CHICAGO TRIBUNET HE GUARDIAN ESUIRE THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS FINANCIAL TIMES LIBRARY JOURNAL THE AV CLUBKIRKUS REVIEWS LITERARY HUBAmerican Book Award winner For me this was a dark and unsettling book but I loved it So well written the story keeps a good pace and I kept wondering how it would end It even managed to encroach on my dreams one night Highly recommend this for a gripping read

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The Memory Police A NovelFinalist for the International Booker Prize and the National Book AwardA haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the ProfessorOn an unnamed island objects are disappearing first hats then ribbonsbirds roses Most of the inhabitants are oblivious to these changeswhile those few able to recall the lost objects live in fear of the draconianMemory Police who are committed to ensuring that what has disappearedremains forgotten When a young writer discovers that her editoris in danger she concocts a plan to hide him beneath her f loorboards andtogether they cling to her writing as the last way of preserving the pastPowerful and provocativeThe Memory Police is a stunning novel aboutthe trauma of lossONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR THE NEW YORK TIMES THE WASHINGTON POST TIME CHICAGO TRIBUNET HE GUARDIAN ESUIRE THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS FINANCIAL TIMES LIBRARY JOURNAL THE AV CLUBKIRKUS REVIEWS LITERARY HUBAmerican Book Award winner i loved the idea of this book i also enjoyed the atmospheresetting of the book at least in the beginning and then i began to feel that the author was almost purposely keeping the book dull as a techniue to add filters to the story but for me i kept looking for places for the book to heighten and deepen and it never happened when the book finally did escalate it did so very uickly duh and without depth one moment we are loosing the memory of feathers and emeralds so poetic and then suddenly the loses escalate to body parts and then BAM the story is over it's not a book i'll keep on my shelf but i am passing it on for others to read perhaps it was unfair of me to want the book to produce something i wanted rather than me accepting what the book was offering

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kindle ☆ The Memory Police Ò read ☆ ❰EPUB❯ ✰ The Memory Police: A Novel Author Yoko Ogawa – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Finalist for the International Booker Prize and the National Book AwardA haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and tFinalist for the International Booker Prize and the National Book AwardA haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the ProfessorOn an unnamed island objects are disappearing first hats then ribbonsbirds roses Most of the inhabitants are oblivious to these changeswhile those few able to recall the lost objects live in fear of the draconianMemory Police who are committed to ensuring that what has disappearedremains forgotten When a young writer discovers that her editoris in danger she concocts a plan to hide him beneath her f loorboards andtogether they cling to her writing as the last way of preserving the pastPowerful and provocativeThe Memory Police is a stunning novel aboutthe trauma of lossONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR THE NEW YORK TIMES THE WASHINGTON POST TIME CHICAGO TRIBUNET HE GUARDIAN ESUIRE THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS FINANCIAL TIMES LIBRARY JOURNAL THE AV CLUBKIRKUS REVIEWS LITERARY HUBAmerican Book Award winner Aside from a disappointing ending to this dystopian exploration THE MEMORY POLICE A NOVEL raises a number of philosophical issues well worth considering What role does memory play in one’s life? What good are memories? If objects recalling memories disappear what difference does that make in the lives we lead? Superbly written Yoko Ogawa’s prose zeroes in on a narrow world vaguely set in time and place with Japanese touches that uietly seduces the reader into an implausible but meaningful environment full of unaddressed unexplained “realities” The “whys” pile up higher and higher as the novel and the novel within the novel progresses So too do the emotional reactions to the interplay between the female protagonist the old man the adopted dog and the hidden editor secreted away in a small room cut off from the world beyond I found the fable like narrative difficult to put down and sailed through the book in no time at all Now having finished I find many uestions remain; but so too does the uesting after answers and possible interpretations the novel evokes Highly recommended