Whatever with reading about decomposition embalming exploding corpses and leaking crypts In fact t was all good until I reached the section on necrophiliaThe act of sleeping with a corpse How to Build and Detail Model Railroad Scenes, Vol. 2 isn t what disgusted me about the cases of necrophilia presentedn this book Archetype (Archetype, it s the people themselves It was beyond pure sexual gratification for some I shouldn t gonto detail but the dea that a beyond pure sexual gratification for some I shouldn t go nto detail but the The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2) idea that a could do what John did to the corpse of a woman She had arranged her funeral pre need she was dying of cancer so he d met her and planned to sleep with her while she was still alive This man then would have consoled her family after what he did Thats low It s tantamount to rape It bothered meNecrophiliacs aside Cemetery Stories Haunted Graveyards Embalming Secrets and the Life of a Corpse After Death s an nteresting book It drags a little Driven (Full Throttle, in the middle during the section on ghost and urban legend related stores but that could have been due to my familiarity with the subject matter It s also slightly patchyn parts Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine it seems that the author had a little trouble going back and forward from facts and stories But over all I likedt The subtitle sums this book up nicely f you ve done other reading on the death care ndustry a lot of the nformation will be a repeat Although she does have a bibliography page many of the haunted graveyard and funeral home stories have an air of the apocryphal about them The embalming section does go nto detail so f you re easily suicked section does go nto detail so f you re easily suicked might want to skip that section And unless you re really strong stomached skip the necrophilia section TMI ndeed All Guys Like Girls Who . . . in allf you find yourself fascinated by what O Mistério do Lago (Inspetor Erlendur, is supposed to happen to us after death versus what actually does and are not easily creeped out thiss a good basic read on the topic probably better as a library read than a purchase This was kind of creepy but very nformative It s a factual trip of what a body goes through from death to the monuments they have on their graves I really liked t The death Tristes trópicos industry needs a special kind of person with a certain kind of personality Katherine Ramsland s Cemetery Stories Haunted Graveyards Embalming Secrets and the Life of a Corpse After Death asks and answers many uestions on these topics The author covers these areas but unfortunately with her stiff writing style the book which has a great deal ofnformation Pax Indica is flat It comes across as a high school term paper where the student struggles with the topic she has chosen Its written as a list and does not flow as a book should If one has read on these topics before much of the book will be a repeat Not that I am completely comfortable with these areas but the author often appears frightened while presenting her research and A Modest Independence (Parish Orphans of Devon, interviews with deathndustry personnel The ghost stories at the end of the book are fun even though some are urban legends. High price of burying the dead or ever wondered how your loved ones are handled when they die or simply stared at tombstones with morbid fascination then take a trip with Katherine Ramsland and learn about the booming ndustry and strange tales that surround cemeteries everywhe. .
Katherine Ramsland õ 2 SummaryAll I can say Büyücü ve Cam Küre (Kara Kule, is thiss The Witches of Eastwick (Eastwick in my top ten of my very favorite books She goes across the country talking with morticians and their families and teachesn a very storytelling way about the history to now of the mortuary services This was very helpful for me when I wrote my first book found this book my first book I found this book but t s very poorly written The organisation of the book Gospođa (Suzana is haphazardnformation EGGcellent Joke Book is often repeated and topics that should be given at least 20 page chapters are summarisednto paragraphs Although there are resources at the end of the book nothing Stealing Midnight (Beneath the Veil, in the texts cited and very few sources even mentioned This essentially makes t a heresay book of storytelling which would be absolutely fine except that the
Writing Has Absolutely No Flavour Or Pizazzhas absolutely no flavour or pizazz would have given this book 3 stars because despite the poor writing I did enjoy t HOWEVER I cannot forgive freuent nstances of completely naccurate Theres No Place Like D-Wing information For example the writer states that The University of Tennessee s Body Farm used for forensic research obtainsts bodies from unclaimed homeless people In fact the bodies used at the Body Farm come from people who n life decided to donate their cadavers to science The author also calls Pamela Courson Jim Morrison s wife and although that story of their common law marriage enacted after Morrison s death for financial gain s uite Heaven (Heaven Sent, interesting Jim Morrison and Pamela Courson were never married Theres also a mention of a law enacted Monster, Vol. 3: The Perfect Edition in 1604 by King Henry of England The King of Englandn 1604 was James I who was also Ja Very nteresting book for me I learned alot from this book about death funeral homes embalming and a bit of what goes on behind the scenes before a funeral or burial #Takes Place Nothing Really Brutal #place Nothing really brutal can be a sensitive area f you have recently lost a loved one DNF despite amazing nuggets like Herrera once recovered semen from the body of a man who d fallen from a balcony so the man s fiancee could get pregnant How exactly do you do that After readmg Caitlin Doughty and Jessica Mitford s wonderful books on the funeral business Dancing With The Devil in the US I was uite excited to find this book Butt reads like a bathroom book Despite the Tell Me Everything immense amount of research the author badly lets the reader or at least this reader down by being cowed by the funeral directors fear that shes going to do a Jessica Mitford hatchet job The American Way of Death and expose all the scams the Parental Guidance (Ice Knights, industrynflicts on people when they are grieving a loved one at their most vulnerable and likely to want the best and all the services no matter what the cost She tells the funeral directors she Die Zeit, die uns bleibt isn t going to do that and so any criticism of the undertaking businesss very mild ndeed Mostly she presents them all as jolly family people who have to be on call 24 hours a day to perform their selfless service and sell a coffin for 6000. Never look at a grave the same way again Admit t You're fascinated by cemeteries We all die and for most of us a cemetery Claiming Cullen is our final resting place But how many people really know what goes onnside around and beyond themEnter the world of the dead as Katherine Ramsland talks. Plus the rest of the services they offer to people who apparently can t wait until morning to have their dear departed taken out of bed still warm and plunked nto a commercial refrigerator Obviously there are some very
Decent People In The Business But Whypeople n the business but why are some very decent people Titanium Mike Saves the Day in the business but why go on the rest It makes the book less credibleThe second wayn which I felt let down The Daughters of Cain (Inspector Morse, is she presents other people s peculiardeas as facts without bothering to check She says she knew nothing about Jewish funerary rites so she asked the non Jewish widow of a man She tells her that Jews have to stop every few yards to pray on the way to the burial Really I come from an observant Orthodox background and we didn t do that She says that when sitting shiva shiva just means 7 San Angelo Showdown (Blood Bond, in this case the 7 days of morning the mirrors are covered with black cloth so thatf the soul comes back If Looks Could Kill it will knowt s dead Nope the mirrors are covered because vanity has no place Elvis and the Blue Christmas Corpse in a house of morning Clothes have a traditional rip on them make ups not worn washing The Italian Kitten Meets The Russian Wolf (Giovanni Family, is kept to a minimumt s so the world doesn t come between the mourners and their grief She goes on Isabel (Families of Dorset in this vein with even weird things from this woman that I d never even heard of beforeSo that makes me wonder what elses presented as fact but Forbidden Ecstasy (Gray Eagle, is just what someone told her How accurates this book really In any case the book lacks Jesus insight and depth The writing per sesn t bad so perhaps I m expecting too much Two stars and a half stars for a good bathroom book to pick up and read a bit and put back until next time r ounded up to three because From the Highest Mountain it wasn t a bad book just shallowNotes on reading I recently read Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs so now I want to know what about the dogOMG this dog went for his owner before she was even cold The poor woman had been dead for several hours before her body was discovered Her dog had chewed off her chin jaw right cheek and lower lip So much for man s best friend Btw the cat will go for tender parts like the neck This was a uick read As a child I grew up with an old graveyard right across the road from where I lived I think thats where the fascination began This book Enchanted Heart is good but I could have done without what sickening things people do with dead bodies I did find most of the booknteresting and did find out things that I didn t know Overall a good read but wouldn t pass t on as most people I know would find reading about sex with a corpse offensive Lots of nterviews and urban legend not a lot of research or depth Mary Roach s STIFF Of Grave Concern (An Ophelia Wylde Paranormal Mystery, is excellent though I picked up a copy of this book based on a negative review which claimedt was disgusting It s always an occasion when such reviews on the subject matter turn out to be true but absolutely to a large portion of the population this book would be uite disgusting I m part of a smaller percentage of the population who have no problem. To mortuary assistants gravediggers funeral home owners and and find out about Stitching and cosmetic secrets used on mutilated bodies Embalmers who do than just embalm The rising popularity of cremation art Ghosts that nfest graveyards everywhere If you've ever scoffed at the. .