The 2011 Man Booker Prize novel “The Sense of an Ending” by Julian Barnes has a cryptic diary entry that may leave some readers confused – so we quickly recap the entire story and then make sense of it.

If you haven’t read the novel, it’s absolutely worth checking out, especially if you like contemporary fiction with realistic themes. To those who have read it, you probably already know what the diary entry was about, but if it’s been several since you finished the novel, it won’t hurt to refresh your memory. While there could be several other explanations to one of the biggest cliffhangers in the novel, but we explore the simplest one.

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