I Told You I Was Sick: A Grave Book of Curious Epitaphs

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From the eponymous epitaph of a hypochondriac to the inexplicable Greek phrase that adorns Jim Morrison's grave, author Nigel Rees catalogues curious tombstone inscriptions from cemeteries around the world. Ranging from the hilarious to the macabre, this collection of 150 epitaphs includes the memorial to an 18th century widow which celebrates her early escape from "the fatigues of a married life, born by her with incredible patience," and the morbidly humorous tribute to three children killed by poisoned mushrooms, whose ...

I Told You I Was Sick: A Grave Book of Curious Epitaphs 2005, George Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780304368037

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