An Odd Undertaking

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An Odd Undertaking

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Author: Bill Wood


ISBN: 9781915352255

Date: 28th November, 2022


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  2. Humour
  3. Memoirs
  4. Sociology


An engaging story of life and death, An Odd Undertaking features Bill Wood's memories of his career as an undertaker in London during the 1990s. From learning the trade, to the challenging work of body removal, to humorous tales about what happens when things don't go quite as planned, this is a thoroughly entertaining and thought provoking read. Follow Bill in the wake of the Grim Reaper as he meanders through topics as varied as funerals, exhumations and mortuary tales, while respecting the solemnity of death and quelling some of the myths and misunderstandings about undertakers and funerals along the way. An Odd Undertaking is a book that is as much about life as it is about death, a fascinating read on an unusual topic.

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