The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending

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Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth form together, trading in affectations, in-jokes, rumour and wit. Maybe Adrian was a little more serious than the others, certainly more intelligent, but they all swore to stay friends for life.

Now Tony is retired. He's had a career and a single marriage, a calm divorce. He's certainly never tried to hurt anybody. Memory, though, is imperfect. It can always throw up surprises, as a lawyer's letter is about to prove.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 124 x 139 x 12mm | 71g
  • Bolinda/Audible audio
  • Australia
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1489017682
  • 9781489017680
  • 2,419,582

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'A masterpiece.' -- The Daily Telegraph 'Mesmerising ... the concluding scenes grip like a thriller - a whodunit of memory and morality.' -- The Independent 'A very fine book, skilfully plotted, boldly conceived ... Barnes has achieved ... something of universal importance.' -- The Observer 'A precise, poignant portrait of the costs and benefits of time passing, of friendship, of love. A small masterpiece.' -- The Times 'A wonderful story that is all too human and all so real.' -- The Irish Times
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About Julian Barnes

Julian Patrick Barnes is an English writer. Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for his book The Sense of an Ending, and three of his earlier books had been shortlisted for the Booker Prize: Flaubert's Parrot, England, England, and Arthur & George. Richard Morant was an English actor. Morant was born in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. His father was the actor Philip Morant. He was also a nephew of actors Bill and Linden Travers, and a cousin of actress Penelope Wilton.
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