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The Remains of the Day (Vintage International)

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2010
Total Pages: 218

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Kazuo Ishiguro is a British screenwriter, novelist, short-story writer, and musician. His birthplace is Nagasaki, Japan, but he moved to Britain in 1960 at the age of five. He is considered to be the most prominent contemporary fiction author in English. The Remains of the Day is the perfect shade of the story of World War II.

This novel is considered An intricate and dazzling story. Indeed this is a compelling portrait of Stevens, a perfect butler, and the insular world in post-world war II of England. Stevens decided to go for a trip through the West Country. But his six days journey turned into two world wars and unspoken love between the butler and his housekeeper.

Ishiguro was nominated for a Four Man Booker Prize and won the Award in 1989 as a reward for his novel The Remains of the Day. His novel Never Let Me Go was among the best novels of 2005 and one of the best books of the 100 best English-language published between 1923 and 2005. 

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He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature by Swedish Academy in 2017 and is known as a citation writer for his great emotional force. Kazou wrote his first two novels in Japan. But he said that he had a bit of familiarity with Japanese fiction. 

In an interview, he explained that “I am not completely like English people, because my parents were from Japan. And I was brought up by them so my viewpoints are somewhat different than other English men.”

He wrote some of his novels in science Fiction and Futuristic tones like Never Let Me Go. It was much read between the 1980s and 1990s and is similar to our world today world. His novel The Remains of the Day was published during World war II in a large country house of an English lord. 

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