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The Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro

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Which characteristic is of paramount importance to Stevens?

In the beginning of the novel, what ultimately prompts Stevens to take a road trip?

When does Mr. Farraday unnerve Stevens?

What motivates Lord Darlington to organize the March 1923 conference?

Why is Stevens NOT next to his father's deathbed when he dies?

Whose house does Stevens stay at when his car runs out of gas?

Why does Miss Kenton NOT leave after the two Jewish maids are fired?

Why do the residents of Moscombe mistake Stevens for a famous person?

When does Stevens remember that Miss Kenton was in her room crying?

By the end of the story, what has happened to Mr. Reginald Cardinal?

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