Staring at the Sun

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Key Features
Author(s) Julian Barnes
Publisher Pan Books
Date of Publication 1987
Language English
Format Paperback
Publication Data
Place of Publication England
Country of Publication England
Imprint Picador

Staring at the Sun Author: Julian Barnes This novel examines the ordinary life of Jean Serjeant from her childhood in the 1920s through her adulthood to the year 2021. Throughout her life, Jean learns to question the world's idea of truth while she explores the beauty and miracles of everyday life. Wikipedia

Author Biography

Julian Barnes (born 19 January 1946) won the Man Booker Prize for his book The Sense of an Ending (2011), and three of his earlier books had been shortlisted for the Booker Prize: Flaubert's Parrot (1984), England, England (1998), and Arthur & George (2005). He has also written crime fiction under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh. In addition to novels, Barnes has published collections of essays and short stories.

In 2004 he became a Commandeur of L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His honours also include the Somerset Maugham Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.