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Death

by Julian Barnes

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PUBLISHED: 29th May 2017
ISBN: 9781784872601
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When it comes to death, is there ever a best case scenario? In this book, the author confronts our unending obsession with the end. It reflects on what it means to miss God, whether death can be good for our careers and why we eventually turn into our parents.
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  • Paperback
    $10.47
PUBLISHED: 29th May 2017
ISBN: 9781784872601
ANNOTATION:
When it comes to death, is there ever a best case scenario? In this book, the author confronts our unending obsession with the end. It reflects on what it means to miss God, whether death can be good for our careers and why we eventually turn into our parents.

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When it comes to death, is there ever a best case scenario? In this book, the author confronts our unending obsession with the end. It reflects on what it means to miss God, whether death can be good for our careers and why we eventually turn into our parents.

Publisher 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

Author Biography

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, 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. In 2017 he was awarded the Legion d'honneur.

Review

Imagine our joy when Vintage announced that it is publishing a collection of easily digestible books from the world's most celebrated writers on the experiences that make us human... They look good and read well. That's win/win in our book. Stylist 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

Review Text

"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"

Promotional "Headline"

Vintage Minis bring you the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human - from birth to death and everything in between

Product Details

Author
Julian Barnes
Pages
128
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year
2017
ISBN-10
1784872601
ISBN-13
9781784872601
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
Vintage Minis
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Series
Vintage Minis
Media
Book
Publication Date
2017-05-29
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade