Memento Mori

byMuriel SparkIntroduction byA.L. KENNEDY

July 16, 2019|
Memento Mori by Muriel Spark
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Remember you must die.

Dame Lettie Colston is the first of her circle to receive insinuating anonymous phone calls. Neither she, nor her friends, wish to be reminded of their mortality, and their geriatric feathers are thoroughly ruffled. As the caller''s activities become more widespread, old secrets are dusted off, exposing post and present duplicities, self-deception and blackmail. Nobody is above suspicion.

Witty, poignant and wickedly hilarious,Memento Morimay ostensibly concern death, but it is a book which leaves one relishing life all the more.

Books included in the VMC 40th anniversary series include:Frost in Mayby Antonia White;The Collected Stories of Grace Paley;Fire from Heavenby Mary Renault;The Magic Toyshopby Angela Carter;The Weather in the Streetsby Rosamond Lehmann;Deep Waterby Patricia Highsmith;The Return of the Soldierby Rebecca West;Their Eyes Were Watching Godby Zora Neale Hurston;Heartburnby Nora Ephron;The Dud Avocadoby Elaine Dundy;Memento Moriby Muriel Spark;A View of the Harbourby Elizabeth Taylor; andFaces in the Waterby Janet Frame

Muriel Spark, D.B.E, C. Litt, was born in Edinburgh in 1918. A poet and novelist, she also wrote children''s books, radio plays, a comedy, ''Doctors of Philosophy'', first performed in London in 1962, and biographies. She is best known for her stories and many successful novels, includingMemento Mori, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Loi...
Title:Memento Mori
Product dimensions:240 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.62 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.62 in
Published:July 16, 2019
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780349010342

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