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The End of the Story

(1994)
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This engagingly human and candid novel takes us deep into a world of obsession in which a happily settled woman attempts to piece together the fragments of an unresolved episode from her past. She recalls a period when, as a writer in her thirties, she was living and working on the other coast and found herself involved in a powerful yet uncertain relationship with a much younger man. As she examines and reinterprets events from the distance of time, she recounts in absorbing detail the increasing complexity of her experience, its gradual dissolution, and the disorienting spaces it left behind. With ruthless honesty, artful analysis, and crystalline depictions of human and natural landscapes, The End of the Story combines a deeply serious intention with an abiding sense of the absurd as it illuminates the dilemmas of loss and the fallibility of memory.

 
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Hardback Editions

December 1994 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The End of the Story
Author(s): Lydia Davis
ISBN: 0-374-14831-7 / 978-0-374-14831-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The End of the Story
Author(s): Lydia Davis
ISBN: 0-241-20545-X / 978-0-241-20545-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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July 2004 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The End of the Story: A Novel
Author(s): Lydia Davis
ISBN: 0-312-42371-3 / 978-0-312-42371-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 1996 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The End of the Story (High Risk)
Author(s): Lydia Davis
ISBN: 1-85242-420-6 / 978-1-85242-420-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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Kindle Editions

March 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The End of the Story
Author(s): Lydia Davis
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The End of the Story: A Novel
Author(s): Lydia Davis
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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