When We Were Orphans
England, the 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 inter-war London and Shanghai, when we were Orphans is a remarkable story of memory, intrigue and the need to return.
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro