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Review: Death: A Life by George Pendle

Death a Life by George Pendle Death: A Life by George Pendle

From bn.com

At last, the mysterious, feared, and misunderstood being known only as “Death” talks frankly and unforgettably about his infinitely awful existence. Chronicling his abusive childhood, his near-fatal addiction to Life, his excruciating time in rehab, and the ultimate triumph of his true nature, this long-awaited autobiography finally reveals the inner story of one of the most troubling, and troubled, figures in history. For the first time, Death reveals his affairs with the living, his maltreatment at the hands of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the ungodly truth behind the infamous “Jesus Incident,” and the loneliness of being the End of All Things.

My rating: 5 out of 5

Bookshelf: yes

How I got it: bought

 

This is one of the funniest books I’ve read. It’s told as a memoir beginning with the start of Death’s existence to the present day.  The situations that Death finds himself in are funny, but the way that he deals with these episodes is just hilarious.  There are also clever little illustrations throughout the book that add to the humor.  I would like to mention that if you’re sensitive to material that makes fun of religion, you may not find this as funny.  Some might find it slightly offensive.  That said, if you’re looking for a fun read, try this.

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