The Sense of an Ending


Julian Barnes

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The Sense of an Ending Symbols

Severn Bore

One night during university, Tony and a few of his friends gather to see the famous Severn Bore at Minsterworth, not far from Bristol. A bore is a large wave resulting from changes in tidal…

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Adrian’s Diary

After her death, Veronica Ford’s mother, Mrs. Sarah Ford, leaves Tony two documents—a letter and Adrian’s diary—as well as five hundred pounds. Tony had only met Sarah Ford once before, at a…

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