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  by Julian Barnes

category Literature & Fiction
ISBN: 0330299301
Books Registered: 18
BookCrossing Rating: Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members
Books in the Wild: 7
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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 learn the questions she asks of life and the often unsatisfactory answers it provides.


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