Death as part of a person's history

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 24 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:220
  1. Birte Twisselmann
  1. BMJ

    Penelope Lively's book Moon Tiger describes the last week of historian Claudia Hampton, who is dying in hospital. In her remaining few days she looks back over her varied life and the people remaining who were important to her. Fiercely independent, she has lived a life that was unconventional by …

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