A really easy dying has lengthy been certainly one of Simone de Beauvoir’s masterpieces. The profoundly relocating, daily recounting of her mother’s loss of life “shows the ability of compassion whilst it truly is allied with acute intelligence” (The Sunday Telegraph).
Powerful, touching, and infrequently surprising, this can be an end-of-life account that no reader is probably going to forget.
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