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Death: Vintage Minis

Death: Vintage Minis

Author: Julian Barnes
Series: Vintage Minis Ser.
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Description

When it comes to death, is there ever a best case scenario? In this disarmingly witty book, Julian Barnes confronts our unending obsession with the end. He reflects on what it means to miss God, whether death can be good for our careers and why we eventually turn into our parents. Barnes is the perfect guide to the weirdness of the only thing that binds us all.


Selected from the book Nothing to be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes


VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.


A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human


Also in the Vintage Minis series:
Calm by Tim Parks
Drinking by John Cheever
Babies by Anne Enright
Psychedelics by Aldous Huxley

Reviews

"Both fun and funny. It is sharp too, in the sense of painful as well as witty... Barnes dissects with tremendous verve and insight this awesome inevitability of death and its impact on the human psyche. He also tears at your heart" New Statesman

Author description

Julian Barnes is the author of twelve novels, including The Sense of an Ending, which won the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. He has also written three books of short stories, Cross Channel, The Lemon Table and Pulse; four collections of essays; and two books of non-fiction, Nothing to be Frightened Of and the Sunday Times Number One bestseller Levels of Life. He lives in London.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781784872601
  • : Random House
  • : Vintage Classic
  • : June 2017
  • : 179mm X 113mm X 8mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 128
  • : 306.9
  • : English
  • : 617
  • : Paperback
  • : Julian Barnes