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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro - Led by Shirley-Luz
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro - 245p From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film. This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the "great gentleman," Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington's "greatness," and much graver doubts about the nature of his own life. See our complete reading list at

Freed-Montrose Library

4100 Montrose Blvd · Houston, TX

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We are a book club affiliated with Houston Great Books and meet at Freed-Montrose Library, 4100 Montrose Blvd. We are free, open to the public, and enthusiastically welcome new members! Our group reads significant works of fiction, both classics and modern major prize-winners. Read more about our group ( or See what we are reading now (

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