Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro Like The Remains of the Day, this book seriously depressed me, but unlike The Remains of the Day, there was nothing transcending about it. What amazed me about the former book was how fascinating Ishiguro made the mundane. What bothered me about this book was how unimaginative he made the extraordinary. I know this was his point, but that doesn't always make the best book.

What's more, while "Remains" is one of the most accomplished 1st person narratives I have ever read, this book's voice seemed amateurish in comparison. The writing style, while conversational, was repetitive and grew increasingly tiresome. I couldn't wait for it to be over. All of this being said, there was still a sweet tenderness about the book which I really liked. It was a quiet novel, and did convey it's very simple theme. There was so much humanity in it and I am sure I will be thinking about it for many days to come.