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Prince Charles knights author Kazuo Ishiguro

Jiji Press LONDON (Jiji Press) — Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro was awarded a knighthood from Britain’s Prince Charles on Thursday for his services to literature, according to British media reports.

The author, 64, who won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature, can now use the honorary title Sir.

“It is all part of my story of coming from a different country and growing up in this country,” Ishiguro said after being honored with the knighthood at Buckingham Palace, according to the Daily Mail.

“It is part of my big love affair with Britain and British culture,” he was quoted as saying.

Ishiguro is known for his best-selling books, including “The Remains of the Day” and “Never Let Me Go.” Born in Nagasaki Prefecture, he moved to Britain at the age of 5.Speech

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