Being Dead

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Penguin books, 2000 - Married people - 209 pages
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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

I liked this book very much, but if you don't care to read a clinical discussion of what happens to a dead body as it decomposes, you might want to skip this one. If such descriptions don't bother you ... Read full review

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User Review  - diovival - LibraryThing

The death of the married couple and the inevitable reclaimation of their bodies by nature were the best parts of this novel. These scenes were so satisfying that I can overlook the awkward chapters ... Read full review

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British author Jim Crace has won the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel Harvest (Picador). The 100,000 (A$205,140) award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English, and is chosen by judges from a selection of titles nominated by libraries across the world.

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