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What a sense of British humor! I had a good time, but I expected something more serious...my mistake. IRMA DICKINSONPublished 15 days ago by irma dickinson
Barnes is a terrific writer whose work I have enjoyed. This book, however, probably owing as much to the subject matter---death---as to it's autobiographical format, did not grab... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Peerstome
For most of us it only becomes necessary or possible to confront our death when faced with life threatening illness . Read morePublished 4 months ago by Brenda Solarsh
Entertaining, informative, thought-provoking. More aesthetically satisfying than most novels.Published 7 months ago by Kurt
Novelist Julian Barnes’s 2008 memoir, Nothing to Be Frightened Of, offers a fascinating look at a variety of topics, including aging, death, and the existence of God. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sam Sattler
I loved this book. Haven’t read any of Barnes’ work before, though I always meant to read “Flaubert’s Parrot. Read morePublished 7 months ago by P. Cowley
One printing of this book has an illustration of a freshly-dug, empty grave on the dust jacket. Your grave, of course. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Fat Old Person