A Very Easy Death
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 9, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 112 pages
A Very Easy Death has long been considered one of Simone de Beauvoir’s masterpieces. The profoundly moving, day-by-day recounting of her mother’s death “shows the power of compassion when it is allied with acute intelligence” (The Sunday Telegraph).
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A VERY EASY DEATHUser Review - Kirkus
She was "of an age to die," seventy-seven, and she had a "very easy death" or so the nurse said— well cared for and well attended by her daughters. However the title is ironically derived and it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whyvonne - LibraryThing
Possibly one of my favourite books of all time. Beauvoir pulls no punches in describing her mother, sickness be damned. She definitely comes off pretty cold, but at the end of it all, Beauvoir doesn't ... Read full review