"There's been a spate of books about age. . . . [this] is the latest and definitely one of the best. . . . her writing is so fluid and amusing that you mostly forget that old age is supposed to be such a gloom. . . . If anyone doubts that old age can actually be interesting, this is the book for them." --"Observer"
* Deeply thoughtful, wry and resilient, this fascinating and absorbing book about growing older is a life-enhancing look at what all of us - if we are lucky - can aspire toSee all Product Description
I must admit that this is not quite the light hearted insight into Old Age that I, for some reason, expected. The author is obviously quite well educated and very well read. Read morePublished on 26 Feb. 2011 by Amazon Customer
This would be an OK buy at Â£5 but at Â£8 I'd expect a little less rambling than I've seen so far. I was going to get it for my mum but I will wait until it is priced sensibly.Published on 27 Dec. 2010 by I. Rawlings
This was not the "full of shared laughs romp" that I expected it to be. Disappointingly highbrow and full of quotes from books that I had never read, and am never likely to. Read morePublished on 5 Dec. 2010 by delight4ul