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Remains of the Day

ISBN13: 9780886194444
ISBN: 088619444X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $16.95
Publisher: H B Fenn & Co
Published Date:
Pages: 254
Average Goodreads rating: 4.12/5 (55 ratings)

It is the summer of 1956 and Stevens, an aging English butler, embarks on a holiday that will take him deep into the countryside and into his past. For the first time in three decades, Stevens looks back on his long life of service and finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent in the life of his previous employer, Lord Darlington, and his own conflicted relationship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton.

A contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's beautiful and haunting meditation on life between the wars, love denied, and the high cost of duty.