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Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990 (1997) is the work of P. F. Clarke and Mark Kishlansky, whose contribution to the Penguin History of Britain Series provides an overview of modern British history. Besides providing students with a better understanding of the events leading up to both world wars (and their aftereffects), this book provides commentary on religious, social, and intellectual changes over the past century.

Ishiguro's An Artist of the Floating World (1989) concerns Masuji Ono, an artist who becomes a propagandist during World War II and later witnesses the dramatic changes in his country after the war. This novel complements The Remains of the Day because it offers readers an in-depth look at Japan during the postwar era.

Mike Petry's 1999 Narratives of Memory and Identity: The Novels of Kazuo Ishiguro presents detailed analyses and comparisons of Ishiguro's first four novels. Petry also places Ishiguro's novels within...

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