Daily Archives: April 22, 2013

78% done with The Remains of the Day

I think that the ‘unreliable narrator’ is probably my favorite point of view for a novel. As wonderfully as Tolstoy can convey the vastness of all human experience or as darkly as Conrad can plumb the depths, living through one character and getting to see where he goes wrong and triumphs is a vicarious pleasure.

When Stevens obviously can’t see the love in front of him, makes you wonder what you have missed too.