End of the Story Summary
Lydia Davis

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End of the Story Overview

In Lydia Davis's novel The End of the Story, the unnamed first person narrator struggles to translate the truth and complexity of her love affair with a student into fiction. Years after her affair with the young man ends, the narrator is still searching for meaning in the experience. Her questions about love and relationships converge with her questions about writing and story. The novel explores themes including, the writing process, truth, and love.

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