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The only story

Author: Julian Barnes
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Vintage International editionView all editions and formats
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"One summer in the sixties, in a staid suburb south of London, Paul comes home from university, aged nineteen, and is urged by his mother to join the tennis club. In the mixed-doubles tournament he's partnered with Susan Mcleod, a fine player who's forty-eight, confident, ironic, and married, with two nearly adult daughters. She is also a warm companion, their bond immediate. And they soon, inevitably, are lovers.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Barnes
ISBN: 9780525563068 0525563067
OCLC Number: 1112493874
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
Description: 253 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Julian Barnes.

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"One summer in the sixties, in a staid suburb south of London, Paul comes home from university, aged nineteen, and is urged by his mother to join the tennis club. In the mixed-doubles tournament he's partnered with Susan Mcleod, a fine player who's forty-eight, confident, ironic, and married, with two nearly adult daughters. She is also a warm companion, their bond immediate. And they soon, inevitably, are lovers. Clinging to each other as though their lives depend on it, they then set up house in London to escape his parents and the abusive Mr. Mcleod"--

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