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The Memory Chalet Hardcover – 4 Nov 2010

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  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: William Heinemann (4 Nov. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0434020966
  • ISBN-13: 978-0434020966
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 2.3 x 22.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 30 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 547,158 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A book to treasure...The chambers of his memory chalet will live on long after him: witty, profound, controversial...for they tell you, more clearly than any work of imagination, what the last few months of life are like. In a sense, you learn how to die yourself...Wonderfully written...He has the natural essayist's ability to riff on a diverting theme...Through these pages, he emerges as a wellspring of enlightenment you need to spend time with...A slim volume that oscillates constantly between brilliance and exasperation and love. He has the eye for detail of a historian, and the empathy of a human being...Will move, educate and perhaps inspire for many years. This chalet is built of stone, on the firmest foundations." (Peter Preston Observer)

"Tony Judt, had a wonderful prose style, and his little book The Memory Chalet, a collection of autobiographical essays, is beautiful and moving. Although Judt, who suffered from motor neurone disease, died earlier this year, this late work is more sustaining than sad." (John Banville Guardian, Books of the Year)

"My book of the year is the volume of essays, The Memory Chalet, many of which were written as he was dying of motor neurone disease and were published originally in The New York Review of Books. Judt was one of the finest historians of the past half-century and a brilliant memoirist and essayist." (Chris Patten Financial Times, Books of the Year)

"In examining his past, Judt has managed to write what amounts to a Bildungsroman of one of the most distinctive writerly personas of the age. At the same time, he has told us something important about ourselves: about what we were and what we have become." (Jonathan Derbyshire New Statesman)

"I've been deeply moved by Tony Judt's reminiscence-in-essays." (Claire Messud Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year)

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A collection of stirring, poignant personal essays from Tony Judt, one of our leading historians.

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