The Remains of the Day

Faber Modern Classics

Kazuo Ishiguro
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Experience the wonder of the written word from some of the greatest writers of the modern age, with Faber Modern Classics. The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's best-loved Booker Prize-winning novel.

The Remains of the Day won the 1989 Booker Prize and cemented Kazuo Ishiguro's place as one of the world's greatest writers. David Lodge, chairman of the judges in 1989, said, it's 'a cunningly structured and beautifully paced performance'. This is a haunting evocation of lost causes and lost love, and an elegy for England at a time of acute change. Ishiguro's work has been translated into more than forty languages and has sold millions of copies worldwide.

Stevens, the long-serving butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the countryside, but also into his own past. Reflecting on his years of service, he must re-examine his life in the face of changing Britain, and question whether his dignity and properness have come at a greater cost to himself.

Author bio:

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven published books have won him wide renown and many honours around the world. His work has been translated into over forty languages. The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have each sold in excess of 1,000,000 copies in Faber editions alone, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. His latest novel is The Buried Giant.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9780571322732
Edition No: 6
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: May 2015
Page Extent: 272
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Literary fiction

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