Christopher Driver, 28 June 1990
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Viking, 291 pp., £14.99, April 1990, 0 670 82763 0Show More
Death, Ritual and Bereavement edited by Ralph Houlbrooke.
Routledge, 250 pp., £35, October 1990, 0 415 01165 5Show More
In the Face of Death by Peter Noll, translated by Hans Noll.
Viking, 254 pp., £15.99, April 1990, 0 670 80703 6Show More
“... resources for buying labour tend to be concentrated among the well-to-do and the educated. Peter Noll, the author of a thoughtful diary of his last months, was a German-Swiss academic lawyer who was lucky in his family, his friends (including Max Frisch, whose valediction is printed here), his doctors, his Christian or post-Christian ...”