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The Dying Game: A Curious History of Death
by Melanie King
Would you be buried, burned, sunk or pickled? Or turned into a diamond, embalmed like Lenin, or frozen like Walt Disney? The Dying Game explores all that has, could, and does befall a corpse - biologically, culturally, ethically, and legally. Entertaining, human, and based on sound research, Melanie King reveals everything you never knew (and didn't know you wanted to know ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published April 28th 2008 by ONEWorld Publications
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Finally finished this. The read was entertaining, and it was, as I thought, the the European counterpart to Stiff. Different writing type, but similar information. Fascinating as always when given a small glimpse into cultural aspects of anything, but in the case, death, dying and views on both.