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The Memory Police

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Man Booker International Prize Best Book (nominee)
World Fantasy Best Novel (nominee)
Finalist for the International Booker Prize and the National Book Award

A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor.

On an unnamed island, objects are disappearing: first hats, then ribbons, birds, roses. . . . Most of the inhabitants are oblivious to these changes, while those few able to recall the lost objects live in fear of the draconian Memory Police, who are committed to ensuring that what has disappeared remains forgotten. When a young writer discovers that her editor is in danger, she concocts a plan to hide him beneath her f loorboards, and together they cling to her writing as the last way of preserving the past. Powerful and provocative, The Memory Police is a stunning novel about the trauma of loss.

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Genre: Science Fiction

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August 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Memory Police
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ISBN: 1-84655-949-9 / 978-1-84655-949-5 (UK edition)
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Title: The Memory Police: A Novel
Author(s): Yoko Ogawa
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August 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Memory Police: Yoko Ogawa
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ISBN: 1-78470-044-4 / 978-1-78470-044-7 (UK edition)
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Title: The Memory Police: A Novel
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Title: The Memory Police Paperback 6 Aug 2020
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Title: The Memory Police: Yoko Ogawa
Author(s): Yoko Ogawa
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Title: The Memory Police: Yoko Ogawa
Author(s): Yoko Ogawa
ISBN: 0-375-71533-9 / 978-0-375-71533-4 (USA edition)
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Title: The Memory Police: A Novel
Author(s): Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder - translator
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Title: The Memory Police: A Novel
Author(s): Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder - translator
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Title: The Memory Police
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Title: The Memory Police: A Novel
Author(s): Yoko Ogawa
Publisher: Vintage
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