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The Sense of an Ending (Paperback, Deckle Edges)
ISBN-10 : 0307947726 ISBN-13 : 9780307947727 List Price : $16.00
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Winner of the 2011 Man Booker PrizeOne of The Atlantic's Best Books I Read This YearA 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.
- ISBN-10: 0307947726
- ISBN-13: 9780307947727
- Binding: Paperback
- Language: English
- Pages: 163
- Dimensions: 8.03 (w) x 5.51 (h) x 0.71 (d)