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London SYP Book Club – April 2017 – When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
Book: 'When We Were Orphans' by Kazuo Ishiguro
Genre: Historical Fiction
Venue: The Sun Tavern, Covent Garden
Date: Monday 24th April (please note we are meeting on the fourth Monday in April due to the Easter bank holiday weekend).
Synopsis: England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Moving between London and Shanghai of the inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.