Additional Resources for The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

This Study Guide consists of approximately 65 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Remains of the Day.
This section contains 234 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Remains of the Day Study Guide

Cannadine, David, The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy, Vintage Books, 1999.

Cannadine explores the many complex reasons that
the British aristocracy went from being an elite group
of wealthy landowners to a dwindling class of people
who lost their sons in World War I along with
their power and status. To give dimension to his explanations,
Cannadine includes letters, statistics, and
historical accounts in his social history.





Ishiguro, Kazuo, When We Were Orphans, Knopf, 2000.

Considered one of Ishiguro's most complex and accomplished
novels, this is the story of nine-year-old
Christopher, whose parents disappear from their
Shanghai home. He is sent to live in England, and
when he is older, he returns to his home to uncover
his family's mystery.




Shaffer, Brian W., Understanding Kazuo Ishiguro, Random House, 1998.

Part of the Understanding Contemporary British Literature
series, this book explores the life and career
of Ishiguro. Shaffer comments on...

(read more)

This section contains 234 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Remains of the Day Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
The Remains of the Day from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.