Jean Serjeant, the heroine of Julian Barnes s wonderfully provocative novel, seems ordinary, but has an extraordinary disdain for wisdom. And as Barnes winner of the Man Booker Prize for The Sense of an Ending follows her from her childhood in the 1920s to her flight into the sun in the year 2021, he confronts readers with the fruits of her relentless curiosity: pilgrimages to China and the Grand Canyon; a catalogue of 1940s sexual euphemisms; and a glimpse of technology in the twenty-first century (when The Absolute ...

Staring At The Sun 2009, Vintage, London

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Staring At The Sun 2005, Picador USA, London

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Staring at the Sun 1993, Vintage, New York, NY

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Staring at the Sun 1988, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

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Staring at the Sun 1987, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

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Staring at the Sun 1986, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

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