I was asked by a close family member to read Julian Barnes’ The Sense of an Ending. It was an irresistible request; she wanted to be able to talk about the book with someone. She had lingering questions. And so, she lent me her copy. I was eager to read the short novel because I’m an admirer of Barnes, even though so far, I had only read his 2005 novel, Arthur and George, a fascinating piece of fiction based on the lives of Arthur Conan Doyle and his historical connection to George Edalji  (take a look! I recommend it highly!). … Continue reading THE SENSE OF AN ENDING