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The Language of Dying - Sarah Pinborough
The Language of Dying
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3.50 10
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781786480927 (1786480921)
ASIN: 1786480921
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Edition language: English
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fromfirstpagetolast rated it
This is a short yet powerful novella that follows a woman as she sits by her dying father. As she narratives his final days we find out more about the man and his family, how each of his children have deal with their grief and how death can both unite and divide them. There is a skill to writing a...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
1.0 The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough
Tonight is a special, terrible night. A woman sits at her father's bedside watching the clock tick away the last hours of his life. Her brothers and sisters - all traumatised in their own ways, their bonds fragile - have been there for the past week, but now she is alone. And that's always when it c...
theguywhoreads rated it
3.5 An Honest Read About Dying Days...
I was caught on by the title - The Language of Dying and then, it was the reviews about the book, especially when I read a small printed line from Neil Gaiman that says 'A beautiful story, honestly told'. It was on the fantasy section and without any thoughts I pick it up. When I started reading, I ...
meeplemaiden rated it
3.0 Family, madness and death by cancer.
Although I can appreciate the lovely writing, I found this book simple too depressing.
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