The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

This novel revolves around a middle-aged man, Tony Webster, who is forced to reevaluate his understanding of his past when he unexpectedly receives a lawyer's letter that drags him back into his complex history with his university friends, Adrian and Veronica. The book explores themes of memory, history, and time, showing how our understanding of the past can be distorted by our own perceptions and emotions. As Tony delves into his past, he realizes that his memories may not be as accurate as he once believed, leading to a surprising revelation.

The 1652nd greatest book of all time


Published
2011
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
150-200
Words
41,000
Original Language
English

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