The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

4.14 (270,126 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.14 (270,126 ratings by Goodreads)

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In 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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Product details

  • Hardback | 264 pages
  • 130 x 212 x 20mm | 370g
  • Everyman's Library
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 9781841593494
  • 33,989

Review Text

An era revealed in a perfect butler’s imperfections
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Review quote

An era revealed in a perfect butler's imperfections * The New York Times *
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About Kazuo Ishiguro

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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4.14 out of 5 stars
- 270,126 ratings
5 41% (110,837)
4 38% (102,179)
3 16% (44,014)
2 4% (10,127)
1 1% (2,969)
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