The Remains of the Day

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The Remains of the Day

By Kazuo Ishiguro

Book details

  • ISBN: 9788202143077
  • Publisher: Faber And Faber
  • First Publish Year: 1993
  • Cover: Paper Back
  • Category: Fiction
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 258
  • Weight(gms): 300
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize 1989

This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the "great gentleman," Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington's "greatness," and much graver doubts about the nature of his own life.

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Kazuo Ishiguro