The Book Club Review / 94. Mrs Death Misses Death

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Episode notes

Join us as we tackle this unusual book that mixes prose with poetry and a play script, in which Death is embodied in the form of an old black woman. Mrs Death befriends a young writer, Wolf, who agrees to ghost-write her memoirs. Laura and her book club had strong reactions against this book. It’s up to Kate and our special guest author Gary Wigglesworth to see if they can make the others see it in a different light. But are they persuasive? Listen in and see what you think.

Book list

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller

A Lonely Man by Chris Power

Grief is a Thing With Feathers by Max Porter.

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