When We Were Orphans

crime fiction, Novel by Kazuo Ishiguro


When We Were Orphans is the fifth novel by the British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro, published in 2000. It is loosely categorised as a detective novel. When We Were Orphans was shortlisted for the 2000 Man Booker Prize, though it is considered one of Ishiguro's weakest works, with Ishiguro himself saying "It's not my best book".

First Published


Member Reviews Write your own review

Be the first person to review

Log in to comment