Review

In The Times of Our Lives, Robert Dessaix has written a genial memoir about the different ways of approaching old age

By Robyn Ferrell
January 1 2021 - 1:00pm
Robert Dessaix has written an affable portrait of old age. Picture: Supplied
  • The Times of Our Lives, by Robert Dessaix. Brio. $26.99.

The Time of Our Lives is a warm, genial part-memoir from Australian writer Robert Dessaix. It's an affable portrait of old age which adopts an inconsequential tone, one perhaps adopted to mask the temerity of quoting Andre Gide.

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