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The Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro’s best-loved Booker Prize-winning novel.

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9780571249350
Date Published
08.01.2009
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*Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel Klara and the Sun is now available*

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE

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.

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 triumph . . . This wholly convincing portrait of a human life unweaving before your eyes is inventive and absorbing, by turns funny, absurd and ultimately very moving.’ Sunday Times

‘A dream of a book: a beguiling comedy of manners that evolves almost magically into a profound and heart-rending study of personality, class and culture.’ New York TImes Book Review

Critic Reviews

‘A triumph… This wholly convincing portrait of a human life unweaving before your eyes is inventive and absorbing, by turns funny, absurd and ultimately very moving.’

Sunday Times
Critic Reviews

‘A dream of a book: a beguiling comedy of manners that evolves almost magically into a profound and heart-rending study of personality, class and culture.’

New York Times Book Review
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Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. His nine works of fiction have earned him many honours around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. His work has been translated into over fifty languages and The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me…

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