I Remain In Darkness

by Annie Ernaux

I Remain In Darkness

  • ISBN-13: 9781583220146
  • Author(s): Annie Ernaux
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)|19th century fiction
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Imprint: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication Date: 10-02-2000
  • Format: h/b

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£12.99
In the summer of 1983, Annie Ernaux's mother fell ill and stopped eating and drinking for several days. Her memory started to lapse and later the same year she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This collection of relentlessly honest journal entries tracies the descent of Ernaux's mother into the depths of disease and reveals the author's own complex feelings of guilt and responsibility. Profoundly self-revealing, it is a work that will provide readers with insight into their own questions of loss and grief.
About the book

In the summer of 1983, Annie Ernaux's mother fell ill and stopped eating and drinking for several days. Her memory started to lapse and later the same year she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This collection of relentlessly honest journal entries tracies the descent of Ernaux's mother into the depths of disease and reveals the author's own complex feelings of guilt and responsibility. Profoundly self-revealing, it is a work that will provide readers with insight into their own questions of loss and grief.