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Remains of the Day By Kazuo Ishiguro

Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

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An elderly butler is on a five-day motoring trip through the West Country in the 1950s. The climax of his journey is to be a reunion with his former housekeeper. This 1989 Booker Prize-winner attempts to capture a period in British history and draw a portrait of a man in old age.

Remains of the Day Summary

Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

During the summer of 1956, Stevens, the aging butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely motoring holiday that will take him deep into the heart of the English countryside and thence into his past.

About Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1954 and came t o Britain at the age of five. He attended the University of Kent and studied English Literature and Philosophy, and later enrolled in an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of the novels A Pale View of Hills (winner of the Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (winner of the 1986 Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Premio Scanno, and shortlisted for the 1986 Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (winner of the 1989 Booker Prize) and When We Were Orphans (shortlisted for the 2000 Booker Prize and Whitbread Novel of the Year).Kazuo Ishiguro's books have been translated into twenty-eight languages. The Remains of the Day became an international bestseller, with over a million copies sold in the English language alone, and was adapted into an award-winning film starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson.In 1995 Ishig

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GOR000555436
9780571154913
0571154913
Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1990-05-21
272
Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1989
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