Yes, isn't Sense of an Ending a terrific book? I loved it. I enjoyed piecing together what happened along with the narrator.
I'm glad you see why Atonement made me think of Fowles, Joffre. It's hard to put into words. I did think that it had one of the most unforeseen endings of any book I've ever read (without seeming like a "twist.")
I have been intrigued by My Struggle, but the immense length has put me off. (I'll save immense length for Clarissa or re-readings of In Search of Lost Time or War and Peace.) You've probably confirmed for me that it is not worth the trouble.
: I started The Buried Giant today. I'm
: intrigued so far, find it rather
: interestingly strange.
: Otherwise, since finishing The Garden of the
: Evening Mist, I've read several books.
: I read the first volume of My Struggle by
: Karl Ove Knausgaard. I'm sorry to say I
: found most of it rather dull. I'm in no
: hurry to read the second volume.
: I read, and really enjoyed, The Sense of an
: Ending. With kindle, unless you're paying
: attention, you don't know how close you are
: to the end of a book. I was surprised to
: come to the end of this one. I was really
: intrigued by the narrator's effort to piece
: together or understand what had happened.
: After that, and because of that, I finally
: got round to The Myth of Sisyphus. I plan to
: read this again slowly very soon, starting
: this week, probably.
: And yesterday, I finished Atonement, which I
: also enjoyed quite well. I want to reread
: the last section of that. I do see the sense
: of Sterling's comparison to Fowles.
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