The Sense of an Ending (Paperback)

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    Julian Barnes is the author of ten previous novels, three books of short stories, and three collections of journalism. In addition to the Booker Prize, his other honors include the Somerset Maugham Award, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, and the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in London.

    www.julianbarnes.com
    Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize

    One of The Atlantic's Best Books I Read This Year

    A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting, The Sense of an Ending has the psychological and emotional depth and sophistication of Henry James at his best, and is a stunning new chapter in Julian Barnes's oeuvre.

    This intense novel follows Tony Webster, a middle-aged man, as he contends with a past he never thought much about—until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance: one of them from the grave, another maddeningly present. Tony thought he left this all behind as he built a life for himself, and his career has provided him with a secure retirement and an amicable relationship with his ex-wife and daughter, who now has a family of her own. But when he is presented with a mysterious legacy, he is forced to revise his estimation of his own nature and place in the world.

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    ISBN 9780307947727
    Genre FICTION / Literary
    Format Paperback
    Pages 163
    Publisher Date 2012-05-29 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Vintage Books
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.44 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Barnes, Julian

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