Death, Dying, Grief and Mourning

            "Death is always the same,
                               but each man dies in his own way."

Carson McCullers, Clock Without Hands, 1960


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An Anthology by  Adrienne Nater

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A Collection & Chronology of writings about:

Death, Dying, Grief and Mourning
in Western Literature


"There are two absolutes; an inescapable pattern in the entire existence of Human kind:


the awareness of life,
the arrival of death.


Of the two, death is the most mysterious."

-Adrienne Nater












To himself everyone is immortal;
     he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.  ~Samuel Butler



Adrienne Nater, 2008

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