Somewhere towards the end / Diana Athill.
Publication year: 2009
Publisher: London : Granta, 2009.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781847080691 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2008.
This book tells the story of what it means to be old: how the pleasure of sex ebbs, how the joy of gardening grows, how much there is to remember, to forget, to regret, to forgive - and how one faces the inevitable fact of death.
Number of reservations: 0
182 p. ; 20 cm.
Reading Group review - An intriguing book that taps into every part of a woman's life. We all found things to identify with, apart from her rapacious sex life - which we found unusual in a woman of her generation. Engaging and well-written, most of us enjoyed it. Recommended for women who have elder