A brilliant and singularly gruesome achievement.

—Evelyn Waugh

Poignant, hilarious, and spooky, Memento Mori addresses old age

Memento Mori

Fiction by Muriel Spark

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Paperback (published May 27, 2014)

ISBN
9780811223041
Price US
15.95
Price CN
17
Page Count
224

Ebook (published May 27, 2014)

ISBN
9780811219372
Price US
15.95

Muriel Spark

20th century Scottish novelist, poet and essayist

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A brilliant and singularly gruesome achievement.

—Evelyn Waugh

This funny and macabre book has delighted me as much as any novel that I have read since the war.

—Graham Greene

There is a Waugh-like brilliance to this novel. Nothing is forced, least of all the humor.

—V. S. Naipaul

Acidly funny: a marvelously crafted, tautly written novel.

Philadelphia Inquirer

Her best, I think, is Memento Mori, which is chillingly brilliant.

—Tennessee Williams

Spark’s greatest achievement.

Harper’s

A jewel of a book

Newsday