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The sense of an ending

Author: Julian Barnes
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Barnes
ISBN: 9780224094153 0224094157
OCLC Number: 747673731
Awards: Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011
Short-listed for Costa Novel Award 2011
Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: Waterstone's UK Author of the Year 2011
Long-listed for Warwick Prize for Writing 2013
Description: 150 Seiten
Responsibility: Julian Barnes.

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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.  Read more...

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"An extremely moving, a precise book about the imprecision of memory and how it constructs people, stories and histories." -- Alasitair Bruce Guardian "Intriguing and engaging." -- David Robb Daily Read more...

 
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