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A Message of Love and Farewell
  • Also available as: E-Book, Dust Jacket Hardcover
  • Published: May 2007
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 132
  • Size: 6x9
  • ISBN: 9781425756963
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“HELLO. Welcome to my cottage. And yes, do please come in and make yourself comfortable.”

So begins this collection of intimate essays by a man, who says he’s in his 90s and wanting to leave a loving farewell to humankind. He’s not quite one of us, he claims, and wants to offer us a special parting gift.

His gift will be accepted by some, rejected by others, come as a source of comfort or, quite possibly, outrage. Determined to keep his last days for himself, he insists on remaining anonymous.

Says the writer´s godson and editor, Barry Head: “Like many of you who will read Swansong, I’m not sure what to make of it. I found it challenging and provocative, but while disagreeing with my godfather about many things, I found what he says always beguiling in its friendly, playful, non-judgmental tone. Very quirky. So quirky, in fact, that I felt it deserved publication—particularly as it was written as a legacy for all of us.”

BARRY HEAD is a painter and writer, spending most of the year in Oaxaca, Mexico. We invite you to visit barryhead.com and barryheadwriter.com

Original cover art © 2007 by Barry Head

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