There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry – Emily Dickinson
What a great little book! It's really short, about 150 pages/4 hours, but is very emotionally powerful. It's written like a mystery story that unravels slowly and really keeps your attention so you can find out what really happened. The main thing I liked about it is the author's ability to analyze and comment on life. He is really thought provoking. It's a little bit sad and nostalgic, but I don't mind that. I think it would be good for a book club book because there are several central questions that have very hazy answers and need to be discussed!
Ranks very high.
Intriguing characterisations and themes.
It needed time to digest and even repeat some sections
In spite of all the good reviews, I found the build up to the
He made it sound very interesting even when it wasn't.
Yes. It might make a great movie since there would be lots of room for the characters to be fleshed out.
The Sense of Ending is the best audiobook I have listened to. A wonderful story, a great reader, wonderful language,and a story that keeps you guessing to the last page. I am a senior and the book and its philosophy is especially pertinent to seniors. Do not miss this one!!
narration, i.e. the book, got stuck in the second part, no more to put inside and nothing more to struggle with
The writing is very much fluent, the plot is well built, and depicting the 1960 is done very nicely. smart writing, with lots of charm.
the style of writing, and depiction of 1960s to the 2000's
the scene where the hero finds out that the man he's looking for was his lover's brother and not her son
yes very much so
'll write reviews when I feel like it. Please don't send me e-mails trying to guilt-trip me into doing work I don't necessarily want to do. I owe my opinion to no one, unless it's the author of the book I'm reading.
Like a short silly joke. You get to the end and you say "Really thats it?"
Didn't do any thing for me other then I asked my self Really, thats the big surprise ending? bad joke. Waste of time.