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A fighter pilot, high above the English Channel in 1941, watches the sun rise; he descends 10,000 feet and then, to his amazement, finds the sun beginning to rise again. With this haunting image Julian Barnes' novel begins. It charts the life of Jean Serjeant, from her beginnings as a naive, carefree country girl before the war through to her wry and trenchant old age in the year 2020. We follow her bruising experience in marriage, her questioning of male truths, her adventures in motherhood and in China; we learnt the questions she asks of life and the often unsatisfactory answers it provides

Product Details

ISBN:
9780330299305
Author:
BARNES, JULIAN
Publisher:
PAN MACMILLAN
Location:
N
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Series:
PICADOR BOOKS
Publication Date:
19870904
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
197 x 130 in.

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