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BOOK OF THE MONTH
A TIME FOR MERCY
John Grisham
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Memento Mori
Muriel Spark

Classification : Fiction
Pub Date : Apr 02, 2010
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844085521
Price : 499

About the book
Unforgettably astounding and a joy to read, Memento Mori is considered by many to be the greatest novel by the wizardly Dame Muriel Spark. In late 1950s London, something uncanny besets a group of elderly friends: an insinuating voice on the telephone informs each, ''Remember you must die.'' Their geriatric feathers are soon thoroughly ruffled by these seemingly supernatural phone calls, and in the resulting flurry many old secrets are dusted off. Beneath the once decorous surface of their lives, unsavories like blackmail and adultery are now to be glimpsed. As spooky as it is witty, poignant and wickedly hilarious, Memento Mori may ostensibly concern death, but it is a book which leaves one relishing life all the more.>

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Muriel Spark
Born in Edinburgh, Muriel Spark was internationally famous and received the Italia Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the FNAC Prix Etranger and the Saltire Prize, among many others. She was...(+)
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