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Los Restos del Día

Los Restos del Día

by Kazuo Ishiguro

Hardback, Paperback / softback Publication Date: 31/12/2015

 

Stevens has served as a butler for Lord Darlingon, now dead, for thirty years. His estate now belongs to a wealthy American that gives Stevens the opportunity of borrowing his car to take a vacation.

Stevens goes to Weymouth to meet Mrs. Benn, a former colleague and housekeeper. This novel reveals a reality much more bitter than the landscapes the butler left behind.

ISBN:
9788433928429
9788433928429
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Hardback, Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
31-12-2015
Language:
Spanish
Publisher:
Editorial Anagrama S.A.
Country of origin:
Spain
Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and many honours around the world. His work has been translated into over forty languages.

The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go have each sold in excess of 1,000,000 copies in Faber editions alone, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films.

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and came to Britain at the age of five. He is the author of six novels: A Pale View of Hills (1982, Winifred Holtby Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (1986, Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Premio Scanno, shortlisted for the Booker Prize), The Remains of the Day (1989, winner of the Booker Prize), The Unconsoled (1995, winner of the Cheltenham Prize), When We Were Orphans (2000, shortlisted for the Booker Prize) and Never Let Me Go (2005, Corine Internationaler Buchpreis, Serono Literary Prize, Casino de Santiago European Novel Award, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize). Nocturnes (2009), a collection of stories, was awarded the Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa International Literary Prize.

In 1995 Ishiguro received an OBE for Services to Literature, and in 1998 the French decoration of Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

In 2017 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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