The Remains of the Day (Compact Disc)
"This book manages to keep a fairly bright tone throughout
even though it deals with subjects such as unrequited love, family
death, and a very ugly class society that no one should ever want to
take part in.... I would recommend
this book to anybody who is interested in equality, human rights, or to
anybody looking for an emotionally satisfying read." ~ Lucas
— Our man Lucas, literary discoverer
Read his full review Between the Covers
From Kazuo Ishiguro, a tragic, spiritual portrait of the perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England.
About the Author
Kazuo Ishiguro is thw author of four previous novels, including TheRemains of the Day, which won the Booker Prize, and An Artist of the Floating World, which won the Whitbread Award. He lives in London.
Simon Prebble has worked extensively on British and American television as both actor and narrator.
"A tour de force---both a compelling psychological study and a portrait of a vanished social order." ---Publishers Weekly