Ever After

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Random House of Canada, Mar 27, 1993 - Fiction - 275 pages
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Dazzling in its structure and shattering in its emotional force, Graham Swift'sEver Afterspans 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 ofEver Afteris 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  - Alarie - Goodreads

Swift seems unusually concerned about the effects a father's suicide has on his offspring—a theme in both this novel and in Wish You Were Here. For me, this book was written too much by his head and ... 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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