His latest novel, The Buried Giant was published in 2015 which was based on the concept of how “memory relates to oblivion, history to the present and fantasy to reality”.
The 62-year-old eminent novelist was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954. Later he moved to the United Kingdom when he was five years old. As reported by BBC, the legendary writer used to work as a grouse beater for the Queen Mother at Balmoral. The author completed his MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia.