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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

  • Title: The Remains of the Day
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  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 258 pages


Librarian s note See alternate cover edition of ISBN 0571225381 here.In the summer of 1956, Stevens, a long serving butler at Darlington Hall, decides to take a motoring trip through the West Country The six day excursion becomes a journey into the past of Stevens and England, a past that takes in fascism, two world wars, and an unrealised love between the butler and his Librarian s note See alternate cover edition of ISBN 0571225381 here.In the summer of 1956, Stevens, a long serving butler at Darlington Hall, decides to take a motoring trip through the West Country The six day excursion becomes a journey into the past of Stevens and England, a past that takes in fascism, two world wars, and an unrealised love between the butler and his housekeeper


Author Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro or is a British novelist of Japanese origin and Nobel Laureate in Literature 2017 His family moved to England in 1960 Ishiguro obtained his Bachelor s degree from the University of Kent in 1978 and his Master s from the University of East Anglia s creative writing course in 1980 He became a British citizen in 1982 He now lives in London.His first novel, A Pale




The Remains of the Day Reviews (31)

  • Kazuo Ishiguro writes the anti haiku instead of consciousness awakening to the immediacy of the immutable natural world, subjective memory is peeled back layer by layer to expose consciousness instead of the joyous eruption of awareness, the tension of the gradual decompression of ignorance instead [..]

  • Just announced as Winner of the Nobel Prize 2017 Well deserved Every day, for the past week I ve encouraged myself to start writing this review It feelt impossible to find my words to discuss such a literary masterpiece Who gives me the right to even try After staring blankly at the screen for some [..]

  • This is one of the most beautifully mannered, subtle books I ve read in a long, long time Ishiguro s command of prose is perfect there was never a point where I felt that this book wasn t written by a consummate English gentleman s gentleman Remains of the Day is also one of the best examples [..]

  • It s not what happens in this story that s important, it s what doesn t happen It s not what is said, but what is not said.I almost feel like Stevens in a real person and not a fictional character He may well be the most tragic figure I ve had the honor to meet read He tried so hard to do what he th [..]

  • So Ishiguro has won the noble prize for literature 2017 This quote from the yeasterday s guardian article says it all to me The British author Kazuo Ishiguro said he was both honoured and taken completely by surprise after he was named this year s winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, eve [..]

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