The Remains Of The Day

The Remains Of The Day (English, Paperback, Kazuo Ishiguro)

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The Remains Of The Day  (English, Paperback, Kazuo Ishiguro)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: FABER
    • ISBN: 9780571258246, 0571258247
    • Edition: 2010
    • Pages: 272
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    The Remains of the Day is a Man Booker Prize-winning novel by Kazuo Ishiguro about a butler and his relationship with a former colleague, the housekeeper Miss Kenton.

    Summary of the Book

    Stevens is an English butler who has spent most of his life serving Lord Darlington. Now working for a new employer, the distinguished Mr. Farraday, Stevens receives a letter from a former colleague, the housekeeper Miss Kenton. In the letter, she describes her married life, which Stevens interprets as an unhappy one. To Stevens, the letter arrives with a chance to revisit both a lost relationship and the possibility of re-employment. Mr. Farraday believes Stevens wants to go on a motoring trip and lends him his car for a well-deserved break. Along the ride, Stevens reminisces about his past relationship with Miss Kenton. Along the course of the novel, it becomes apparent that they once had feelings for one another, but they had never admitted this to one another. Can Stevens return to Lord Darlington’s service and find the closure he desperately seeks?

    About Kazuo Ishiguro

    Kazuo Ishiguro is a British novelist born in Japan. Among his other works are A Pale View of Hills, An Artist of the Floating World, The Unconsoled, When We Were Orphans and Never Let Me Go.

    The current title was adapted into a film starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson with James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Hugh Grant and Ben Chaplin. It received eight Academy Award nominations and is a critically acclaimed movie.

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    Book Details
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    • FABER
    Publication Year
    • 2010
    Dimensions
    Width
    • 4.96 inch
    Height
    • 7.76 inch
    Weight
    • 208 g
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    Ratings & Reviews
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    5

    Amazing Experience

    Cant forget this book forever. What a writing, no story but full of story!
    Read it in serenity, go somewhere outskirts, go to England, rent a small cottage and enjoy this book there.
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    Savyasachi Jain

    6 Sep, 2015

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    The remains of the day

    One of the most sensitive and delicately crafted novels I have read. I saw the film after my first read and then, 6 years later, I bought and read it again.

    I was not less moved.

    Ishigura is an expert story teller and the essence of his characters each bear a color and
    a subtlety that takes your breath away.

    Quite apart from the fact that it is an education in old-world reticence and values, even though slightly over done!
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    Fauzia Marikar

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    18 May, 2015

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    Classic

    The novel never goes out of the way to build the story through the flashbacks and travelogue of an old butler on a journey. Loyalty, dignity, relationships, politics and even romance were discussed in the most astonishing style devoid of the cheap theatrics.
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    Abdul%20Wadhood Rehman

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    Unforgettable...

    Let me tell you, this is an incredibly touching story. Having read it, i'm sure this would remain a favourite of mine for years to come. you may not find the idea that the book is about an ageing butler very interesting. but quite surprisingly it gets you thinking. If you are not able to finish the book quickly,do be patient, the work deserves your time. Can you imagine the kind of loyalty n faith it takes a man to spend his life in its entirety for someone else? I'm positive that people of o...
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    Shalini Harilal

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    3 Jul, 2013

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    An average read

    "The Remains of the Day" is the story of an English butler reminiscing about his past employer and his associations as well as his own professional life. Although very well written in terms of the narration, the book just makes for an average read. It neither thrills nor excites. It is kind of like an uninteresting monologue.

    It sure does give insights into various characters like a character study but nothing beyond that.

    Pick it up if you have nothing better to read on a lazy summer aft...
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    Kavita Shrivastava

    20 Jun, 2012

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    5

    Worth every penny

    Must buy.. Thank you Flipkart
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    Permlill

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    2 Dec, 2018

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    Just wow!

    It's undoubtedly a wonderful novel.
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    kumar gupt

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    1 Dec, 2018

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    5

    Terrific

    Excellent !!!!
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    Devraj Pradhan

    Certified Buyer, Sambalpur

    1 Oct, 2018

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    Good choice

    Great quality.. Good book
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    Flipkart Customer

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    20 Sep, 2018

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    Excellent

    AS ALWAYS, EVERYTHING WAS JUST PERFECT... THANK YOU.
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    Q:which age group can read Kazuo Ishiguro's books ?
    A:15-80
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