The Remains of the Day

By Kazuo Ishiguro
(Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780679731726, 256pp.)

Publication Date: September 12, 1990

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The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens embarks on a country drive, during which he looks back over his career to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving “a great gentleman.” But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington’s “greatness” and graver doubts about his own faith in the man he served. 

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.




About the Author
Kazuo Ishiguro is the author of six novels, including "The Unconsoled" and the international bestsellers "Never Let Me Go" and "The Remains of the Day", winner of the Booker Prize.
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