Wednesday, October 10, 2012

"the sense of an ending"

my take: this is an odd, but good, little book. i admit that i liked it better after i found out our President has read it...

"winner of the man booker prize" is something that catches my eye and my interest ... and such winners are often a bit odd. those British like to go for something a bit different.

this story has scant beginnings ... a relationship that didn't go very well. through the narrator we get the sense that she was a bit strange. he tells of his childhood friends and how they kind of fell apart. no great endings.

... until many years pass and old things are brought into a new light. an interesting reflection on relationships, assumptions, and evaluating one's life.

my source: amazon surfing

my verdict: quiet. good.

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