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D IS FOR DEATH by Sophie Duffy


Explore the mysteries of mortality in D Is for Death as Sophie Duffy takes you on an unforgettable alphabetical journey through life’s ultimate enigma. From accidents and bodies to contagion and ghosts, each letter unveils a new facet of our shared human experience with death.

Delve into the peculiar choices for the disposal of your corpse, uncover the power of elegies and epitaphs, and venture into the realm of the paranormal. Reflect on the impact of climate change, explore the significance of war and ponder the mysteries that defy explanation. Learn the secrets of the ancient yew tree and celebrate death’s place in cultures around the world.

D Is for Death is not just a book: it’s a captivating and thought-provoking adventure that challenges perceptions and leaves you with a profound appreciation for the one certainty that binds us all – the journey from A to Z, where death becomes a quirky guide through life’s mysteries.

Sophie Duffy is the author of The Generation Game (2011), The Holey Life (2012), Bright Stars (2015) and Betsy And Lillibet (2018). Her work has won the Yeovil Literary Prize and the Luke Bitmead Bursary, and has been nominated for the Guardian Not the Booker and the Harry Bowling Prize.

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ISBN (Hardback): 9781915643254

ISBN (Ebook): 9781915643261
Price: £20.99 (Paperback), £10.99 (Ebook)

Published: 20th June 2024

Extent: 288 pages
Format: 138 x 216mm 
Rights Held: World 
Genre: Death/Grief/History

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