The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

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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
  • 133 x 212 x 22mm | 375g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 1841593494
  • 9781841593494
  • 15,790

Review Text

"An era revealed in a perfect butler’s imperfections"
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"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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Rating details

149,240 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
5 40% (59,200)
4 38% (57,027)
3 17% (25,177)
2 4% (5,958)
1 1% (1,878)
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