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Excellent book. Thoughtful, plethora of research on death and dying, and yet presented in a lively, even sometimes humorous manner. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Miriam White
It is a great ironic work about death. Maybe all of has think about death with fear, some believers count on God at that moment. Read morePublished 3 months ago by amateco
Humor hovers every place. Barnes is one of the greatest for subliminal humor, one just has to catch his words.Published 6 months ago by LastCoonassStanding
What a sense of British humor! I had a good time, but I expected something more serious...my mistake. IRMA DICKINSONPublished 9 months 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 10 months 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 13 months ago by Brenda Solarsh
Entertaining, informative, thought-provoking. More aesthetically satisfying than most novels.Published 16 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 16 months ago by Sam Sattler