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The Book of Extraordinary Deaths: True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives


Super Savings Item! Save 31% on the The Book of Extraordinary Deaths: True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives by Blue Rider Press at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A welcome dose of dark humor for these dark times, from acclaimed illustrator Cecilia RuizThe Book of Extraordinary Deaths introduces readers to the bizarre demises of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history. Beginning in the seventh century BC with the unusual death of Draco and journeying chronologically to the present day, Ruiz’s playfully sinister giftbook illustrates and describes the infamous deaths of these unfortunate souls. From stories of the


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A welcome dose of dark humor for these dark times, from acclaimed illustrator Cecilia RuizThe Book of Extraordinary Deaths introduces readers to the bizarre demises of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history. Beginning in the seventh century BC with the unusual death of Draco and journeying chronologically to the present day, Ruiz’s playfully sinister giftbook illustrates and describes the infamous deaths of these unfortunate souls. From stories of the hot-air balloon duel that claimed a Frenchman’s life to the fatal wardrobe malfunction of famed dancer Isadora Duncan, The Book of Extraordinary Deaths is a uniquely clever and gorgeously rendered meditation on life’s ironies and mysteries. With Ruiz’s witty descriptions and rich, captivating illustrations, her characters come to life on the page even as they shuffle off this mortal coil.

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Manufacturer:Blue Rider Press
Publisher:Blue Rider Press
Studio:Blue Rider Press
EAN:9780399184048
Item Size:0.48 x 5.78 x 5.78 inches
Package Weight:0.6 pounds
Package Size:5.78 x 0.48 x 0.48 inches

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