Ishiguro The Remains of the Day 1989

石黑一雄 长日将尽/告别有情天 1989

  • Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Pages: 201 pages
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Published in: 1989

The Remains of the Day is a 1989 novel by Nobel Prize-winning British writer Kazuo Ishiguro. The work was awarded the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1989. A film adaptation of the novel, made in 1993 and starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson, was nominated for eight Academy Awards. The narrator, Stevens, a butler, recalls his life in the form of a diary while the action progresses through to the present. Much of the novel is concerned with Stevens' professional and, above all, personal relationship with a former colleague, the housekeeper Miss Kenton.

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