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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
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May 16, 2012

really liked it
Read in May, 2012

Short but not a quick read. Every sentence requires thought. It's a bit like reading philosophy. Provokes uncomfortable thoughts about living a 'peaceable' life, and seems to both condone and condemn such a life. Great for a book club read. I'm still reeling.
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message 1: by Randi (new)

Randi Reisfeld Hmmmm...was def planning on reading this, but not really in a mindspace to do with reading philosophy. However, your 4 stars makes me think I'll take a look at it.


S.B. Lerner Yes, I thought it was worth reading. The first half, when the narrator is a young man in boarding school, had very good dialogue, was less maudlin, and more enjoyable for me.


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