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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 96 – Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions by John Donne (1624)

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 96 – Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions by John Donne (1624)

The Guardian - Robert McCrum

The poet’s intense meditation on the meaning of life and death is a dazzling work that contains some of his most memorable writing On the eve of his daughter’s wedding, in late November 1623, the poet John Donne was struck down by a mysterious “relapsing fever” (so-called because the patient often …

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