Book s to go bag 184 : The remains of the day
- 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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|Howe Library||BTG BAG 184||31254003153216||Main floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0394573439
- ISBN: 0679731725 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780679731726 (pbk.)
10 books + 1 guide in bag.
- Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1989.
|General Note:||"One of the best books of the year".-- The New York Times Book Review.
Winner of the Booker prize.
Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Faber and Faber Ltd., London, and in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., in 1989.
Publisher and pagination may vary.
|Summary, etc.:||A profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world in postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens embarks on a country drive, during which he looks back over his career to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving a "great gentleman". But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington's "greatness" and graver doubts about his own faith in the man he served.|
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The Remains of the Day
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The Remains of the Day
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel--winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film. This 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.