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    DescriptionIn the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past...A haunting tale of lost causes and lost love, "The Remains of the Day", winner of the Booker Prize, contains Ishiguro's now celebrated evocation of life between the wars in a Great English House - within its walls can be heard ever more distinct echoes of the violent upheavals spreading across Europe.

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    The Remains of the Day
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    By (author) Kazuo Ishiguro
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    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 18 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 132 mm
    Weight: 380 g
    ISBN 13: 9781841593494
    ISBN 10: 1841593494

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    DC23: 823.92
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    28 September 2012
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    Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, on November 8, 1954. Books include Never Let Me Go (made into a film), When We Were Orphans, The Unconsoled, An Artist Of A Floating World, A Pale View of Hills and Nocturnes. In 1995, Ishiguro was named to the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to literature. He lives in London
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    "An era revealed in a perfect butler's imperfections" The New York Times
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    An era revealed in a perfect butler’s imperfections