Memento Mori (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
240
Utgivningsdatum
2017-11-16
Upplaga
Centenary Edition
Förlag
Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Medarbetare
Strachan, Zoe (introd.)/Taylor, Alan (series ed.)
Dimensioner
208 x 144 x 23 mm
Vikt
346 g
ISBN
9781846974274
Memento Mori (inbunden)

Memento Mori

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Described by David Lodge as `her first masterpiece', Memento Mori opens with a telephone call and the words `Remember you must die'. Over several months, a circle of elderly men and women receive similar calls and everyone becomes a suspect. As the investigating police inspector muses: `Death, when it approaches, ought not to take one by surprise. It should be part of the full expectancy of life. Without an ever-present sense of death, life is insipid. You might as well live on the whites of eggs.' While immersed in the indignities of old age, dementia and death, this novel is both profoundly compassionate and entertaining. The publishers acknowledge investment from Creative Scotland towards the publication of this book. Supported by the Muriel Spark Society.
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Muriel Spark was born in Edinburgh in 1918. A poet, essayist, biographer and novelist, she won much international praise, including being twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The Times placed her eighth in its list of the Fifty Greatest British Writers Since 1945. She died in Tuscany in 2006. Zoe Strachan was born in Kilmarnock in 1975. Her first novel, Negative Space, was published by Picador in 2002. Zoe teaches on the Creative Writing Programme at the University of Glasgow and is on the board of directors of the Glasgow Women's Library.