Nobel Literature Laureate Ishiguro Stresses ‘Supreme Value of Life’ in Nagasaki A-bomb Message

By Kyodo News 10 August 2020

NAGASAKI—British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro underscored the fragility of the world and the “supreme value” of human life in a message for Sunday’s 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of his birthplace, Nagasaki.

“This is the anniversary of a terrible event. But this milestone also marks 75 years during which time there has been no repeat of what was inflicted on the people of Nagasaki that day,” said Ishiguro, the 2017 Nobel Prize winner in literature.

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