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Everyman’s Library edition of The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

An elegant Everyman’s Library hardcover edition of the universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize, a bestseller and a perpetually strong backlist title, and the basis for an award-winning film—with full-cloth binding, a silk ribbon marker, a chronology, and an introduction by Salman Rushdie.

Here is Kazuo Ishiguro’s profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the “great gentleman,” Lord Darlington.

But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington’s “greatness,” and much graver doubts about the nature of his own life.

Kazuo Ishiguro’s books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than 40 languages.

Both The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have sold more than 1 million copies, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. Ishiguro’s other work includes Nocturnes, A Pale View of the Hills, and An Artist of the Floating World.

Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017.

Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day
Introduction by Salman Rushdie
Everyman’s Library
Contemporary Classics Series
Hardcover, Deckle Edge,
2012, 248 Pages
978 1 84159 349 4
£ 10.99

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