How the Dead Live
What exactly happens to us when we die? Do we rot away into oblivion; swagger up to Heaven or skid in to the burning belly of Hell; get reincarnated; or roam aimlessly around shopping malls looking for a bargain? This is one of the questions posed by Will Self in his new novel. Death and dying hardly seem like the topics of a bestseller, but welcome to “Will's World.” It is only he who can take a subject of such gravity and amuse us with his unique intellectual flair.
This award winning journalist brings you into the bizarre realms of pop singing, boogying, calcified fetuses, and monsters made from the fat lost by dieters during their life time.
How the Dead Live is an account of Lilly Bloom's life, death, and afterlife. In life she is a vicious old cow, hating just about everything from combat trousers to Steven Spielberg.