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The Remains of the Day Chapter Summary & Analysis - Day 1, Evening Summary

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Day 1, Evening Summary

Not having traveled much in his life, Stevens is surprised to see that he still recognizes the scenery as he drives far from Darlington Hall. Some outings related to professional duties have taken him away from the house, but Stevens has not ventured away much for any other reasons.

When Stevens reaches an unfamiliar point, he parks the car and hears the voice of an old man. The man summons Stevens into the woods to enjoy the view and urges Stevens to climb a little further up the hill. The voice says that there, Stevens will find a bench where he may sit and enjoy the most magnificent view in all of England. Stevens contests that he needs to be on his way but finally concedes when the old man tells Stevens that this may be his last chance to ever take in such a...

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