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Description - Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill

What is it like to be old? Now in her ninetieth year Diana Athill reflects candidly on the condition of being old - 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847080691
ISBN-10: 1847080693
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Granta Books
Publisher: Granta Books
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Diana Athill

Diana Athill was born in 1917. She worked for the BBC during the Second World War and helped Andre Deutsch establish the publishing company that bore his name. Athill's distinguished career as an editor is the subject of her acclaimed memoir Stet, also published by Granta, as are four volumes of memoirs - Instead of a Letter, After a Funeral, Yesterday Morning, Make Believe - and a novel, Don't Look at Me Like That.

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