"Yes," as Cyril might say, "being old's all right, once you get past the age of trying to be young." Diary of an Old Man is a real tour de force. It covers one winter month in the life of an old man living in a tiny pension. The prosaic events which are recounted - keeping warm, finding accommodation, cooking, reading papers in the local library - conceal an extraordinary feat of imagination on the part of the author: Mr. Bermant's concept of Cyril, his narrator, is so complete that this book is not only intensely moving, ...

Diary of an Old Man 2017, Audible Studios on Brilliance

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Diary of an Old Man 1966, Chapman and Hall, London

ISBN-13: 9780412521102