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The remains of the day

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9780679731726
9780307576187
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Grouping Categorybook
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2010
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Butlers -- England -- Fiction
Country homes -- Fiction
England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Household employees -- Fiction
Romance fiction
Upper class -- England -- Fiction
title_displayThe remains of the day
title_fullThe Remains of the Day
The remains of the day / Kazuo Ishiguro
title_shortThe remains of the day
topic_facetButlers
Classic Literature
Country homes
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Household employees
Literature
Social life and customs
Upper class