The Remains of the Day (Paperback)
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The Remains of the Day (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 01/04/2010
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'After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?' In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English 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. The Remains of the Day is now available as a Faber Modern Classics edition.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571258246

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“Historically interesting”

This was a novel with more than one angle to it. On the surface the plot is about a butler and the few days he spends travelling around England.
Underneath it contains so much social and political history from the... More

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22nd June 2011
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“Musings Of A Bygone Age”

Stevens is the butler of Darlington Hall, the residence of Mr Farraday and previously Lord Darlington, one day he decides to take a journey to meet with a former member of staff who may be able to assist him in... More

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14th October 2011
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“A Lovely book”

On the surface this seems a rather genteel story of an English butler spending a few days motoring through the countryside. However in reality there is a lot more going on in this novel. The Remains of the Day is also... More

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14th September 2011
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