• "A masterpiece... I would urge you to read - and re-read - The Sense of an Ending"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Mesmerising... the concluding scenes grip like a thriller - a whodunit of memory and morality"

  • "A very fine book, skilfully plotted, boldly conceived... Barnes has achieved...something of universal importance"

    Justin Cartwright, Observer
  • "A precise, poignant portrait of the costs and benefits of time passing, of friendship, of love. A small masterpiece"

    Erica Wagner, The Times
  • "A wonderful story that is all too human and all so real"

    Irish Times