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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day Book
Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Release : 2014-03-18
ISBN : 0345809335
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Kazuo Ishiguro's Booker Prize-winning masterpiece became an international bestseller on publication, was adapted into an award-winning film, and has since come to be regarded as a modern classic. The Remains of the Day is a spellbinding portrayal of a vanished way of life and a haunting meditation on the high cost of duty. It is also one of the most subtle, sad and humorous love stories ever written. It is the summer of 1956, when Stevens, a man who has dedicated himself to his career as a perfect butler in the one-time great house of Darlington Hall, sets off on a holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and, unexpectedly, into his own past, especially his friendship with the housekeeper, Miss Kenton. As memories surface of his lifetime "in service" to Lord Darlington, and of his life between the wars, when the fate of the continent seemed to lie in the hands of a few men, he finds himself confronting the dark undercurrent beneath the carefully run world of his employer.

The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day Book
Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2010-07-15
ISBN : 0307576183
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day Book
Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Release : 2009-01-08
ISBN : 0571249353
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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*Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel Klara and the Sun is now available to preorder* From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go Winner of the Booker Prize ONE OF THE BBC'S '100 NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD' A 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.

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro Book
Author : Marc Porée
Publisher : Didier-Erudition
Release : 1999
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Kazuo Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day Book
Author : Adam Parkes
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2001-09-01
ISBN : 1441149643
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Continuum Contemporaries will be a wonderful source of ideas and inspiration for members of book clubs and readings groups, as well as for literature students.The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to 30 of the most popular, most acclaimed, and most influential novels of recent years. A team of contemporary fiction scholars from both sides of the Atlantic has been assembled to provide a thorough and readable analysis of each of the novels in question. The books in the series will all follow the same structure:a biography of the novelist, including other works, influences, and, in some cases, an interview; a full-length study of the novel, drawing out the most important themes and ideas; a summary of how the novel was received upon publication; a summary of how the novel has performed since publication, including film or TV adaptations, literary prizes, etc.; a wide range of suggestions for further reading, including websites and discussion forums; and a list of questions for reading groups to discuss.

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro s The Remains of the Day

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro s  The Remains of the Day  Book
Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
Release : 2016-06-29
ISBN : 1410356442
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's "The Remains of the Day," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Klara and the Sun

Klara and the Sun Book
Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher : Knopf Canada
Release : 2021-03-02
ISBN : 0735281254
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The magnificent new novel from Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro--author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. An international literary event, it will be published simultaneously on March 2, 2021, by Knopf Canada, Faber & Faber in the UK and Alfred A. Knopf in the US. Klara and the Sun, the first publication by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a thrilling feat of world-building, and a heartbreaking novel of tenderness and humanity. It gives us an unexpected glimpse into the modern world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator, and explores the fundamental question: what does it mean to love? In 2017, Ishiguro was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. In its award citation, the Nobel committee described his books as "novels of great emotional force" and said that he has "uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world."

The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant Book
Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher : Knopf Canada
Release : 2015-03-03
ISBN : 0345809424
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize­–winning The Remains of the Day The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen for years. They expect to face many hazards—some strange and other-worldly—but they cannot yet foresee how their journey will reveal to them dark and forgotten corners of their love for one another. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro’s first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war.

An Artist of the Floating World

An Artist of the Floating World Book
Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2012-09-05
ISBN : 0307829065
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to the celebration of physical beauty. Instead, he put his work in the service of the imperialist movement that led Japan into World War II. Now, as the mature Ono struggles through the aftermath of that war, his memories of his youth and of the "floating world"—the nocturnal world of pleasure, entertainment, and drink—offer him both escape and redemption, even as they punish him for betraying his early promise. Indicted by society for its defeat and reviled for his past aesthetics, he relives the passage through his personal history that makes him both a hero and a coward but, above all, a human being.