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Nothing to Be Frightened of

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'I don't believe in God, but I miss Him.' Julian Barnes' new book is, among many things, a family memoir, an exchange with his philosopher brother, a ... Show synopsis

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  • Nothing to Be Frightened of (Vintage Books Canada) – Trade paperback (2009)
    by Julian Barnes

    Nothing to Be Frightened of

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books Canada
    2009
    English
    256 pages

    ISBN: 030735699X
    ISBN-13: 9780307356994

    "I don't believe in God, but I miss him." So begins Julian Barnes's brilliant new book that is, among many things, a family memoir, an exchange with his brother (a philosopher), a meditation on mortality and the fear of death, a celebration of art, an argument with and about God, and a homage to the writer Jules Renard. Barnes also draws poignant portraits of the last days of his parents, recalled with great detail, affection and exasperation. Other examples he takes up include writers, "most of them dead and quite a few of ... Show more

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mpritchard

Witty take on death

by mpritchard on Jul 19, 2012

Barnes has done a meditation on death, looking at how many others saw it, and at the same time constructed a fine memoir. More

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