As part of Faber's Secrets and Lies series comes a classic novel of hidden loyalties.
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE
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 haunting evocation 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 (1982, Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (1986, Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Primio Scanno, shortlisted for the Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (1989, winner of the Booker Prize), The Unconsoled (1995, winner of the Cheltenham Prize), When We Were Orphans (2000, shortlisted for the Booker Prize) and Never Let Me Go (2005, shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize). 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.
"An intricate and dazzling novel." --"The New York Times"
"Brilliant and quietly devastating." --"Newsweek "
"""A virtuoso performance ... put on with dazzling daring and aplomb." --"The New York Review of Books"
"A perfect novel. I couldn't put it down." --Ann Beattie
"The novel rests firmly on the narrative sophistication and flawless control of tone ... of a most impressive novelist." --Julian Barnes
Series: Secrets and Lies
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.22