Who Lies Where: A Guide To Famous Graves
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Who Lies Where: A Guide To Famous Graves

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Who LIes Where is the final chapter in the lives of the famous and a guide to the wonderful world of the dead in all its quirkiness, character, variety, humor, and pathos. With tales from London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and Cardiff to the sacred sites of Glastonbury and Bardsey Island, and visiting graveyards as famous as Highgate or the Necropolis of Glasgow, Michael Kerrigan...more
Paperback, 2nd, 408 pages
Published 1998 by Fourth Estate (first published November 6th 1995)
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While the title doesn't offer a clue, this is a book about the "famous" dead buried in the United Kingdom. The famous include Lord Tweedmore, Dame Clara Butt, Sir Anthony Eden, among many more, whose names were unfamiliar even after I read about them.

Even when the names are familiar, the book offers very little information about them. Roald Dahl is summed up as "the unrivaled master of the grotesque and ghoulish in children's fiction," without identifying him as the author of Charlie and the Cho...more
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