"Last Orders" tells the story of four friends who gather to fulfill the final wish of their recently deceased friend: to have his ashes scattered in the sea. As they journey from London to Margate, each man reflects on their shared past, revealing secrets, regrets, and the complex dynamics of their long-standing friendship. The narrative explores themes of loyalty, mortality, and the enduring bonds of friendship.
The 1969th greatest book of all time
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This book is on the following lists:
- Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)
- 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))
- James Tait Black Memorial Prize: Fiction (James Tait Black Memorial Prize)
- The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950 (The Modern Library (Book))