'Mortality' is Christopher Hitchens's unsparingly honest account of the ravages of cancer, an examination of cancer etiquette, and the coda to a lifetime of fierce debate and peerless prose. In this moving and personal account of illness, Hitchens confronts his own death and remains combative,... show more
'Mortality' is Christopher Hitchens's unsparingly honest account of the ravages of cancer, an examination of cancer etiquette, and the coda to a lifetime of fierce debate and peerless prose. In this moving and personal account of illness, Hitchens confronts his own death and remains combative, eloquent and dignified to the very last.
Publish date: August 25th 2012
Publisher: Atlantic Books (UK)
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
Christopher Hitchens, Mortality (London: Atlantic Books, 2013), 106pp A good read (no surprise, it is Hitchens after all) but it lacks real meat. It is very short and I am wary of being too critical of it considering Hitchens was writing right up until his final days. But it doesn't really address...
Partly like I would expect from Christopher Hitchens and partly not. He is less strident and harsh than usual. A gentle Hitchens is a surprise. But he is still unflinching in his analysis of his disease and all the hoopla surrounding his treatment. Good but so short, unfortunately because death t...
Avassalador! Escrito durante os 19 meses em que esteve doente com cancro, Hitchens continua corajosamente a defender, ��s portas da morte, o que sempre defendeu toda a vida e confronta-nos com a nossa pr��pria mortalidade."Ao longo da minha vida, j�� tinha acordado, mais de uma vez, com a sensa����o...
For a long while now I've skirted Hitchens' books. Not because I find his conclusions offensive--I am a kindred spirit in that Hitch and I both reject the notion that spirits exist--but because his methods seemed unnecessarily pugnacious. Like many people my age (and younger), I've spent more time t...
Dies ist ein Buch das man wohl kaum kritisieren kann. Das Buch eines sterbenden Mannes, eines Mannes der in seinem Leben viel Aufsehen erregt und für Diskussionen gesorgt hat. Christopher Hitchens, Autor, Journalist, Kolumnist und einer der lautesten und kontroversesten Atheisten der letzten Jahre v...
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