The Executioner Always Chops Twice

The Executioner Always Chops Twice

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A morbidly fascinating mixture of bungled executions, strange last requests, and classic final one-liners from medieval times to the present day.

Sometimes it's hard to be an executioner, trying to keep someone from popping up to make a quip when they should have spectacularly sunk without a trace. Or to be told that the condemned to the guillotine won't have a last drink for fear of "completely losing his head." The business of death can be absurd, and nothing illustrates… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (April 03, 2004)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English