The Remains of the Day

by Kazuo Ishiguro | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0140144323 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingStoepbrakwing of Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on 12/30/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by wingStoepbrakwing from Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on Friday, December 30, 2016

Synopsis (credit: amazon.co.uk)

In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past ...

Winner: Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1989.
On the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die List.

(Bought second-hand at Help the Rural Child Charity Bookshop, Main Road, Retreat.)

Journal Entry 2 by wingStoepbrakwing at Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on Sunday, July 09, 2017

Delicately, and with restraint and much humour, Kazuo Ishiguro tells the story of Mr Stevens, a butler looking back on his life in the first half of the 20th century.

It's a story one won't forget quickly. The many questions it asks are too important.

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