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Book of da Week: Death by Julian Barnes (Vintage Minis)

After beloved office pet Steve the Hamster decided to join hamster heaven last week, we’ve been contemplating the big questions life poses to us all. English writer Julian Barnes made this a bit easier during our research, as we turned to the Vintage Mini book Death, which is an extract from Barnes’ novel of sorts Nothing To Be Frightened Of (2008). 753 more words


Is beauty a guide to God?

“I don’t believe in God, but I miss Him.”

Thus begins the poignant novel by Julian Barnes (Nothing to Be Frightened Of).

The story represents a wrestling match with mortality in a post-Christian age. 675 more words