Title Profile & Character Information

The Remains of the Day

Annotation
A tragic, spiritual portrait of a perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England. A wonderful, wonderful book. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Awards
1989  Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Characters
NameStevens
GenderMale
OccupationButler

GenrePsychological
Domestic
Sociological
Fiction
TopicsSelf-discovery
Repression
Unfulfilled dreams
Upper classes
Domestics
British-German relations
British society
SettingEngland
Darlington Hall
Manor house