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In the very opening pages of the novel, Mr. Stevens thought Mr. Farraday was not well-acquainted with British conventions.
Mr. Farraday’s humor tended to be too subtle.
Mr. Farraday’s slang struck Mr. Stevens as unbecoming of an employer.
Mr. Farraday expected to have the billiards room kept open through the morning hours.
Mr. Farraday suggested a holiday break for Mr. Stevens and offered his own car for a trip.
Mr. Farraday routinely addressed Mr. Stevens by his first name.