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"I keep thinking about this river somewhere, with the water moving really fast. And these two people in the water, trying to hold onto each other, holding on as hard as they can, but in the end it's just too much. The current's too strong. They've got to let go, drift apart. That's how I think it is with us.... In the end, we can't stay together forever."

Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro

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“I had rarely had reason to enter my father´s room prior to this occasion and I was newly struck by the smallness and starkness of it. Indeed, I recall my impression at the time was having stepped into a prison cell, but then this might have had as much to do with the place early light as with the size of the room or the bareness of its walls.”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“...Miss Kenton states unambiguosly that she has now, in fact, taken the step of moving out of Mr Benn´s house in Helston and is presently lodging with an acquaintance in the nearby village of Little Compton”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“Now, in these quiet moments as I wait for the world about to awake, I find myself going over in my mind again passages from Miss Kenton´s letter.”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“Strange beds have rarely agreed with me, and after only a short spell of somewhat troubled slumber, I awoke an hour or so ago.”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“Sitting on the large stone that marked his spot was a thin, white-haired man in a cloth cap, smoking his pipe. He called to me again and though I could not quite make out his words, I could see him gesturing for me to join him.”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“I gave my best to Lord Darlington. I gave him the very best I had to give, and now – well I find I do not have a great deal more lef to give.”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“As for myself, I cannot even claim that. You see, I trusted. I trusted in his lordship´s wisdom. All those years I served him, I trusted I was doing something worthwhile. I can´t even say I made my own mistakes. Really – one has to ask onself – what dignity is there in that?”.

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

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“Perhaps it is indeed time I began to look at this whole matter of bantering more enthusiastically. After all, when one thinks about it, it is not such a foolish thing to indulge in – particulary if it is the case that in bantering lies the key to human warmth.”

The Remains of the Day / Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro

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