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Japan-born Brit Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature

Author of 'The Remains of the Day' was born in Nagasaki, grew up in UK

Kazuo Ishiguro

TOKYO -- This year's Nobel Prize in literature has gone to British writer Kazuo Ishiguro, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday.

Ishiguro, 62, was born in Japan's Nagasaki Prefecture before his family moved to the U.K. when he was five.

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