A Family Supper Summary
Kazuo Ishiguro

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A Family Supper Overview

“A Family Supper” is a short story by Kazuo Ishiguro. The narrative follows an unnamed protagonist when he returns to Japan from California. The protagonist's mother recently died, so he now feels the desire to spend time with his father and sister. Through the course of a night, the protagonist learns new things and remembers events from his past. Notably, there is an undertone of morbidity throughout the protagonist’s visit. This story explores themes of family, death, honor, and loyalty.

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