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D is for Death

D is for Death

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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 writes beautifully on a subject that affects us all, from poetry to practicalities, feelings to funerals, and grief to graveyards' Prof Andrew Doig, Professor of Biochemistry, The University of Manchester

'A fascinating exploration of the rites, rituals, myths and mysteries surrounding our attitudes to death' Essie Fox

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