The Sense of an Ending is hysterically funny despite the serious subject matter that deals with suicide and aging. Julian Barnes's dialogue is spot on and narrated perfectly by Richard Morant. I have to imagine that listening to this very English story, read by (I assume) a Brit captured all the nuances of the language I might have otherwise missed in a reading. Ironically, my only concern with The Sense of an Ending was the ending. In a story where the main character's looks back at his life and revelations pop up as his memory peels away like the skin of an onion, the ending seemed to come from a bit of a different onion. Maybe I'll think differently after a second listening. Nevertheless, this is a great book and an even better listen.
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