Sense of an Ending (BOK)

Julian Barnes

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Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2011 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 in middle age. 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. The Sense of an Ending is the story of one man coming to terms with the mutable past. Laced with trademark precision, dexterity and insight, it is the work of one of the world's most distinguished writers.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Litteraturtype Skjønnlitteratur
Forfatter Julian Barnes Forlag
Jonathan Cape
ISBN 9780224094153 Dimensjoner 13,9cm x 20,7cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 248 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Vennskap, Romaner, Romaner

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"Packs quite an emotional punch (...) Julian Barnes unravels the mystery with masterly skill. He springs surprise after surprise without stooping to sensationalism in a crisp, engaging tale." - Daily Mail "Written in beautifully cadenced prose, it is a mature writer's reflections on love and marriage (...) on family and friendship, on work and death." - Time Out "There is no catastrophe, simply a dawning awareness of the past, its consequences and its meaning for the present. It is a familiar narrative structure, but in the hands of the master-wordsmith that Barnes has become, the effect is cumulatively overwhelming. (...) A compelling, disturbing and profoundly moving story of human fallibility." - Standpoint "It is a perfect novel of positively European economy and power (shades of Schnitzler, shades of Camus). (...) It is beyond the wit and depth of any current British writer." - Times