Death & dying

    The Comfort of People

    By Daniel Miller

    Hardback £44.96

    At the end of life, our comfort lies mainly in relationships. In this book, Daniel Miller, one of the world's leading anthropologists, examines the social worlds of people suffering from terminal or long-term illness.

    Ivory Mirror

    By Elizabeth Morrison

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £36.46

    A fascinating exploration of the visual culture of mortality in Renaissance Europe

    Death

    By Richard Brilliant

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Death: From Dust to Destiny features a rich collection of texts and images together with the authors' guiding commentary. The book offers a reflective meditation on the methods that artists, architects, and writers have developed to activate memory, and animate their subjects into a possibly-unending afterlife.

    Embarrassing Ways to Die

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    A massive and hilarious collection of true stories chronicling the most bizarre, amazing and absurd ways to die ever brought together. the gangster who danced himself to death - all true reports from across the globe which reveal the most ridiculous ways you can meet your maker.

    Inevitable Hour

    Paperback Save £1.24 = £17.26

    A frank portrayal of the medical care of dying people past and present, The Inevitable Hour helps to explain why a movement to restore dignity to the dying arose in the early 1970s and why its goals have been so difficult to achieve.

    Every Third Thought

    By Robert McCrum

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Every Third Thought is about how we approach and accept death.

    What Really Happens When You Die?

    By Andrew McLauchlin

    Paperback £7.25

    Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

    Hardback Save £7.74 = £77.26

    This collection brings together leading experts and new voices in the study of death in the human past. The book explores the rich range of archaeological evidence shedding light on the use of cremation from prehistory to the present day.

    What Happens After You Die

    By Randy Frazee

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    Popular pastor Randy Frazee answers perennial questions about life after death with an accessible exploration of what the Bible has to say on the subject.

    Gothic and Death

    Hardback Save £4.54 = £65.46

    An interdisciplinary collection providing new perspective on the interface between the gothic and death, with fresh readings of established, overlooked and recent Gothic works across a variety of cultural and literary forms. -- .

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