The Remains of the Day
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The Remains of the Day

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From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me GoWinner of the Booker PrizeA contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's beautiful and haunting evocation of life between the wars in a Great English House.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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 18mm | 200g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571258247
  • 9780571258246
  • 437

About Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro's eight books have won him world-wide renown and many honours, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. His work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Dayand Never Let Me Go have each sold in excess of one million copies in Faber editions alone, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. His most recent novel, The Buried Giant, was published in 2015, debuting at number 1 on the Sunday Times bestseller list.show more

Review Text

'A triumph. This wholly convincing portrait of a human life unweaving before your eyes is inventive and absorbing, by turns funny, absurd and ultimately very moving.' Sunday Timesshow more

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