Fear Of Dying

Fear Of Dying follows the life of Vanessa Wonderman as she watches her parents age, attends doctor appointments with her pregnant daughter and sits by the hospital bed of her most recent husband, Asher, fifteen years her senior.

With her best years as an actress behind her, she’s discovering that beginnings are easy but endings are hard.

Could her fountain of youth fantasies be fulfilled on zipless.com? A site inspired by the writings of her best friend, Isadora Wing, it promises ‘no strings’ attached encounters and Vanessa is so restless that she is willing to try anything.

Examining the thoughts and lives of three generations of women and issues such as addiction, fame, sex and internet dating as well as grief and aging, Fear Of Dying is a truly contemporary and daring novel, balancing how far we’ve come and what remains universal and timeless.

Fear Of Dying is out to buy now from Canongate Books.

George R Vaughan


Erica Jong grew up in Manhattan and over the course of her career has built up an impressive body of work that includes poetry and eight works of fiction.

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