Posts tagged
‘Death’

Replevying a Corpse

Replevying a Corpse As a hardened reader of sensationally horrible deaths in the Victorian press, you would think that very little would shock. Yet there is a category of mortuary stories that has given me pause. I refer, of course, to stories involving writs of replevin on corpses. What?

Introducing The Victorian Book of the Dead

Introducing The Victorian Book of the Dead A shamelessly commercial post today: Kestrel Publications is draping itself in black in celebration–The Victorian Book of the Dead has arrived!

Dead Letters: The Epistolary Zombie

Dead Letters: The Epistolary Zombie
The family had seen their beloved husband and father dead and buried–but years later they began to get letters from beyond the grave.