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very interesting book, full of minute exquisite detail, and satisfying read.Published 3 days ago by Margaret Morrow
More verbal effluvia from the world of words, words, words. What is the appeal of such peculiarly tedious language, not quite any kind of English syntax, vernacular, or even... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Alicia Czechowski
Very slow and understated style. Stuck in societal roles with little vision or action. Hard to imagine this as an award winner.Published 9 days ago by portsun
This is a fascinating book. While ostensibly studying the philosophy of a butler and how he perceives his trade, one learns it is really more about how he submerges all things... Read morePublished 11 days ago by John W. Wilde
Good book, beautifully written in Ishiguro's usual precise style.
A sad book in the end
The first thing that struck me about this book was the clarity and precision of Ishiguro’s language, like the fine tools of a watchmaker. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Savoir Faire
I forgot how beautifully written, insightful and gentle this book is.. what a MASTER with words is Kazuo Ishiguro!!!Published 1 month ago by JCC