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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.
ISBN: 9780571258246 ISBN-10: 0571258247 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 272 Published: 1st August 2010 Publisher: Faber and Faber Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 2
About the Author
Kazuo Ishiguro is the author of seven 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) Never Let Me Go (2005, shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize), and The Buried Giant (2015), as well as a book of stories, Nocturnes (2009).
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. In 2017, he was honoured with the Nobel Prize for Literature