How the Dead Live

Author: Will Self

In April 1988, 65-year-old Lily Bloom quickly succumbs to cancer in the Royal Ear Hospital. (“Where do they keep the Royal Ear, I wonder? I think of it as very large–as big as a dinner tray–and very red, angrily red.”) But after life there’s death. Guided by an aborigine named Phar Lap Jones, she is transported by a Greek Cypriot minicab driver to the North London dead n….Read More

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