Strange Ways to Die in History
The Heroic, Tragic and Funny
Imprint: Pen and Sword History
6.1 x 9.2 in, 20 mono illustrations
- March 2024
Looking at the lives that came before the deaths reveals some of histories most fascinating individuals. Some of those examined are well known. Some are remembered only for the odd way they departed this life. Some have been forgotten entirely. Sometimes how a person dies, and how history has recorded the event, can tell us a lot about society and how we remember.
This book uncovers eyewitnesses to the deaths described and contemporary reports from those who were left behind.