The Sense of an Ending

By: Julian Barnes

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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.

Title: The Sense of an Ending

Author: Julian Barnes

Categories: Fiction Contemporary Lit,

Publisher: Vintage Books: May 2012

ISBN Number: 0307947726

ISBN Number 13: 9780307947727

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

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