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Memento Mori (New Directions Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

In late 1950s London, something uncanny besets a group of elderly friends: an insinuating voice on the telephone informs each, "" Their geriatric feathers are soon thoroughly ruffled by these seemingly supernatural phone calls, and in the resulting flurry many old secrets are dusted off. Beneath the once decorous surface of their lives, unsavories like blackmail and adultery are now to be glimpsed. As spooky as it is witty, poignant and wickedly hilarious, may ostensibly concern death, but it is a book which leaves one relishing life all the more.

Synopsis:

Unforgettably astounding and a joy to read, is considered by many to be the greatest novel by the wizardly Dame Muriel Spark.

About the Author

Muriel Spark (1918-2006) is the author of dozens of novels including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Memento Mori, A Far Cry from Kensington, The Girls of Slender Means, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, The Driver's Seat, Not to Disturb, and many more. She became Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811214384
Author:
Spark, Muriel
Publisher:
New Directions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
London
Subject:
Aged
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Practical jokes
Subject:
Didactic fiction
Subject:
Older people
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
New Directions Classics
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
20000617
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.6 in 0.515 lb

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