A tragic, spiritual portrait of a perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England. A wonderful, wonderful book.
In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the countryside and into his past ... A contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's beautiful and hauntingevocation of life between the wars in a Great English House, of lost causes and lost love.
About the Author
Kazuo Ishiguro is the author of six novels, A Pale View of Hills, An Artist of the Floating World, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, When We Were Orphans and Never Let Me Go. He received an OBE for Services to Literature in 1995, and the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1998.
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 8th January 2010
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 2