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Julian Barnes wins the Mann Booker Prize for Fiction – Nice work everyone!

The … er… really cool novel The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes has won the booker prize.  He wins 50,000 pounds as well as, no doubt, mega sales. I read this novel in one day – it’s a novella really, and you can check out my thoughts on the subject here.  I suspect, […]

The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes. Clues for the clueless.

“you just don’t get it, do you? But then you never did get it.” And so reverberates the recurring theme around the head of One Anthony (Tony) Webster, a remarkably self-obsessed older male who cruises through life, largely by refusing to pause and reflect on the lives of others, therefore avoiding having to deal properly […]