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We are excited to announce that Kazuo Ishiguro's latest novel, The Buried Giant, is our March selection.

From the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day, The Buried Giant is a stunning tale that traipses through a landscape of characters from post-Arthurian England. The story begins as an aging couple, Axl and Beatrice, sets off across a troubled land in the hope of finding the son they have not seen in years. As they journey, we discover that a mist of forgetfulness permeates the land and all is not as it seems. The cast of characters is compelling, the mystery that hangs over the couple's journey is eerie, and Axl and Beatrice themselves are dynamic in ways that slowly but fully come to light.

Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is, as Kirkus calls it, "a fairy tale for grown-ups, both partaking in and departing from a rich literary tradition."

 

Membership Information

Here's how it works: 

• If you sign up for the Parnassus First Editions Club, we will deliver a signed first edition of a book to your doorstep 12 times a year.

• The selections will be hand-chosen by the staff of Parnassus, and will include a mix of established authors and potential new literary and non-fiction stars.

• We hope you'll love the books we choose, but in the event that you don't, you can return a selection within two weeks of receiving it.

• To sign up, simply fill out the form below or feel free to stop by the store, where one of our friendly booksellers will be happy to assist you. All books are billed at list price, plus postage. 

Please note: Pending charges from this program may appear as "Stripe." This is the payment processor that we use and the description will update to "Parnassus Books" within a week.

Already a First Editions Club member, but need to update or cancel your membership? Give us a call at 615-953-2243 and ask to speak to Catherine, our First Editions Club Manager, or send Catherine an email at orders@parnassusbooks.net.

 

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