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The Resource Nothing to be frightened of, Julian Barnes

Nothing to be frightened of, Julian Barnes

Label
Nothing to be frightened of
Title
Nothing to be frightened of
Statement of responsibility
Julian Barnes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'I don't believe in God, but I miss him. Julian Barnes new book is, among many things, a family memoir, an exchange with his brother (a philosopher), a meditation on mortality and the fear of death, a celebration of art, an argument with and about God, and a homage to the French writer Jules Renard. Though he warns us that 'this is not my autobiography', the result is like a tour of the mind of one of our most brilliant writers. When Angela Carter reviewed Barnes' first novel, Metroland, she praised the mature way he wrote about death. Now, nearly thirty years later, he returns to the subject in a wise , funny and constantly surprising book, which defies category and classification - except as Barnesian
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Biography type
autobiography
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259623
Cataloging source
NLC
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Barnes, Julian
Dewey number
828.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Barnes, Julian
  • Barnes, Julian
  • Mortality
  • Death
Target audience
adult
Label
Nothing to be frightened of, Julian Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000043031285
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780224085236
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Nothing to be frightened of, Julian Barnes
Publication
Control code
000043031285
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780224085236
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

Library Locations

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