The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes

Review :

4.5*

Update: There is going to be a movie after the book and it is coming out this month! if interested you can see the trailer here: https://www.facebook.com/vintagebooks...

A story about the unreliability of memory and how we can chose to forget or to reinvent the past in order not to remember disturbing truths.

I discovered this book by Julian Barnes when reading comments about Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan which is a book I also enjoyed. The tone of the story is quite similar in some ways. Barnes, McEwan and Coetzee have a way with words that I find brilliant. They use simple prose but with such a punch.

I am not fully satisfied about how the author finished the book and left some of the events unexplained. Maybe that was the intention but I would have liked to understand a little bit better the reason behind some of Veronica's behavior.


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