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CROSS CHANNEL

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000046599

ISBN: 0330349163

Condition: Good


In his first collection of short stories, Barnes explores the narrow body o f water containing the vast sea of prejudice and misapprehension which lies between England and France with acuity humor, and compassion. For whether Barnes's English characters come to France as conquerors or hostages, labor ers, athletes, or aesthetes, what they discover, alongside rich food and ba rbarous sexual and religious practices, is their own ineradicable Englishne ss. The ten stories that make up Cross Channel introduce us to a plethora o f intriguing, original, and sometimes ill-fated characters. Elegantly ... View more info

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NOTHING TO BE FRIGHTENED OF

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000044907

ISBN: 0307269639

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Two years after the best-selling Arthur & George, Julian Barnes gives us a memoir on mortality that touches on faith and science and family as well as a rich array of exemplary figures who over the centuries have confronted t he same questions he now poses about the most basic fact of life: its inevi table extinction. If the fear of death is "the most rational thing in the world," how does on e contend with it? An atheist at twenty, an agnost... View more info

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THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House Export: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000044795

ISBN: 0099570335

Condition: Very Good


This Man Booker Prize-winning novel is now a major motion picture. A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting, The Sens e of an Ending has the psychological and emotional depth and sophistication of Henry James at his best, and is a stunning achievement in Julian Barnes 's oeuvre. This intense novel follows Tony Webster, a middle-aged man, as he contends with a past he never thought much about--until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance: one of them from the grave, another maddeningly present. Tony thought he left this all behind as he built a life for... View more info