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Mortality - Christopher Hitchens
Mortality
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'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.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780857897657 (0857897659)
Publisher: Atlantic Books (UK)
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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Loves books and cats
Loves books and cats rated it
4.0
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...
Leituras
Leituras rated it
4.0 Mortalidade
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...
Well-Lucubrated
Well-Lucubrated rated it
5.0
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...
Gecko's Corner
Gecko's Corner rated it
5.0
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...
A Few Thoughts
A Few Thoughts rated it
4.0 Mortality
Maybe this was an odd choice for Christmas Reading. Then again, maybe it was perfect just because of who wrote it and why.
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