Ever After

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Random House of Canada, 1993 - Allegories - 275 pages
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Dazzling in its structure and shattering in its emotional force, Graham Swift's Ever After spans two centuries and settings from the adulterous bedrooms of postwar Paris to the contemporary entanglements in the groves of academe. It is the story of Bill Unwin, a man haunted by the death of his beautify wife and a survivor himself of a recent brush with mortality. And although it touches on Darwin and dinosaurs, bees and bridge builders, the true subject of Ever After is nothing less than the eternal question, "Why should things matter?"

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User Review  - Pamela - Goodreads

Despite the beautiful prose - I loved the writing - for the most part, the story did not entice me. Periodically I would find a compelling section, and the ideas were interesting, but for me the book did not come together as a fabulous read. Read full review

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User Review  - Martha - Goodreads

This is a wonderfully rich book - about all the big things - life, love, knowledge and death. Swift , Ah, that name!, is not afraid to bring in some of the big thinkers, the ones who have made us ... Read full review


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Graham Swift is the author of six novels, including the Booker Prize-winning Last Orders. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in London, England.

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