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1001 Ridiculous Ways to Die
1001 Ridiculous Ways to Die

1001 Ridiculous Ways to Die


320 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95)

Publication Date: October 2010

ISBN 9781853757969

Rights: US

Carlton Publishing Group (Oct 2010)

Price: $14.95


We all have to die someday—some people just find more bizarrely hilarious ways to goThe woman who drank herself to death with water trying to win a games console by holding in her pee. . . the mechanic who blew himself up while trying to open a rocket-propelled grenade with a sledgehammer. . . a lottery winner killed by the gates of his new luxury home. . . a woman felled forever by a fatal falling lettuce. . . an octogenarian who met his maker while riding a shopping cart. . . a German artist crushed by one of his own sculptures, called "Woman with Four Breasts". . . the convicted murderer who electrocuted himself on the toilet as he repaired a TV—all true reports from across the globe which reveal the silliest ways you can meet your maker. Death may seem like a serious business, but this is a seriously funny book.

Author Biography

David Southwell has written and contributed to a number of strong-selling humor books, as well as titles on parapolitics and true crime. A regular broadcaster in the UK, Europe, and the US, he spent more than 15 years as a journalist and editor before turning full time to writing.