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The Resource The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

Label
The Remains of the Day
Title
The Remains of the Day
Statement of responsibility
Kazuo Ishiguro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me GoWinner of the Booker PrizeA contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's beautiful and haunting evocation of life between the wars in a Great English House.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
Summary
Stevens, an aging butler dedicated to the dignity of his profession, takes to the road to convince Ms. Bent -- a now-married former housekeeper -- to resume her duties at Darlington Hall. As Stevens journeys, he reflects on their prior acquaintance; his memories reveal Stevens’ deeply personal desires, and how he has rewritten events to maintain his ideal image of service and discretion. -- Description by Kimberly S. Burton
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booker Prize, 1989.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
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035775
Cataloging source
HCO
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1954-
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Ishiguro, Kazuo
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Remains of the Day
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:420cf90c-191e-47e6-866b-fa66795c9013
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780571249350
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Remains of the Day
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:420cf90c-191e-47e6-866b-fa66795c9013
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780571249350
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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