Somewhere Towards the End (Paperback)

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What is it like to be old? Diana Athill made her reputation as a writer with the candour of her memoirs - her commitment, in her words, 'to understand, to be aware, to touch the truth'. Now in her nineties, and freed from any inhibitions that even she may once have had, she reflects frankly on the losses and occasionally the gains that old age brings, and on the wisdom and fortitude required to face death. This is a lively narrative of events, lovers and friendships: the people and experiences that have taught her to regret very little, to resist despondency and to question the beliefs and customs of her own generation.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781847080691
ISBN-10: 1847080693
Publisher: Granta Books
Publication Date: December 4th, 2008
Pages: 192
Language: English