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The remains of the day

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<U+2021>a The novel's narrator, Stevens, is a perfect English butler who tries to give his narrow existence form and meaning through the self-effacing, almost mystical practice of his profession. In a career that spans the second World War, Stevens is oblivious of the real life that goes on around him -- oblivious, for instance, of the fact that his aristocrat employer is a Nazi sympathizer. Still, there are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Belletristische Darstellung
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 0571225381 9780571225385 9780571258246 0571258247
OCLC Number: 60512166
Notes: Originally published: 1989.
Awards: Booker Prize winner 1989
Description: 258 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kuzuo Ishiguro.

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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. "From the Trade Paperback edition."  Read more...

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