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Remains of the Day.

ISHIGURO, Kazuo.

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ISBN 10: 0394573439 / ISBN 13: 9780394573434
Editorial: Knopf,, NY:, 1989
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Chesterfield, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Booker Prize winner. Made into the 1993 film. First American edition. Fine in an about fine (hint of age toning to flap and rear panel edges) dust jacket. ; 245 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 56175

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Título: Remains of the Day.

Editorial: Knopf,, NY:

Año de publicación: 1989

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

A tragic, spiritual portrait of a perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England. A wonderful, wonderful book.
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The novel's narrator, Stevens, is a perfect English butler who tries to give his narrow existence form and meaning through the self-effacing, almost mystical practice of his profession. In a career that spans the second World War, Stevens is oblivious of the real life that goes on around him -- oblivious, for instance, of the fact that his aristocrat employer is a Nazi sympathizer. Still, there are even larger matters at stake in this heartbreaking, pitch-perfect novel -- namely, Stevens' own ability to allow some bit of life-affirming love into his tightly repressed existence.

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