The Oxford Book of Death
The inescapable reality of death has given rise to much of literature's most profound and moving work. D. J. Enright's wonderfully eclectic selection presents the words of poet and novelist, scientist and philosopher, mystic and sceptic. And alongside these 'professional' writers, he allows the voices of ordinary people to be heard; for this is a subject on which there are no real experts and wisdom lies in many unexpected places.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - plenilune - LibraryThing
I have the old hard-bound version, given to my mother after my father died, with passages she underlined and my little sister's crayon scribbles. Growing up, I assumed it must be like The Egyptian ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - DrJane - LibraryThing
I'm not sure why someone took the trouble to write this book, nor indeed why Oxford published it! Vollständige Rezension lesen