"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
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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 the author of six novels, including The Unconsoled and the international bestsellers Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, winner of the Booker Prize. He received an OBE for service to literature and the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in London with his wife and daughter. British-born Simon Prebble has built a successful career that spans the Atlantic. As a stage and television actor, he has played in everything from soaps to Shakespeare, but it is as a veteran narrator of over four hundred audiobooks that he has made his mark since coming to the United States in 1990. As one of AudioFile magazine's Golden Voices, Simon has received over twenty Earphones Awards and five Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards, and he has been a finalist fourteen times for an Audie Award, the audiobook industry's version of the Oscar. In 2006, Publishers Weekly named him Narrator of the Year, and he was named Booklist's 2010 Voice of Choice.
Praise for The Remains of the Day…
"A tour de force---both a compelling psychological study and a portrait of a vanished social order." ---Publishers Weekly