Das Ende Einer Affäre: Roman
Publish date: 1974
Pages no: 182
Edition language: Deutsch
This book starts out as a story about an affair and ends up being about a personal quest to discover God and Catholicism. Bendrix's endless first-person rant about love and hate is quite boring for me. His blind jealousy falls flat; his passion has no pulse. Things pick up a little when we get to se...
I wonder why the British novelists who are passionate about religion seem to be mostly Catholics (yes, thinking of Waugh here). Is it perhaps too difficult to be passionate about the C. of E.?Anyway, Greene always raises the questions which can be perfectly well posed and thought about by atheists; ...
Playing out like a classic noir film, 'The End of the Affair's Maurice Bendrix dissects his affair with Sarah Miles. He can't let it go. She left him with no explanation and at the start of the novel, two years later, a chance encounter allows him the opportunity to pick at his scars. Its uncomforta...
So sad; the emotion in the writing is palpable. The exploration of love , hate and their end has a poignancy that exploration of their beginning can never have. While falling in love is often experienced similarly by us all, its end is often experienced uniquely, underlining the sense of abandonment...
I think the audio is the way to read this book. You go Firth.
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