This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The North London Book of the Dead” by Will Self. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
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Title: “The North London Book of the Dead” (1991)
Author: William Woodard Self
Genre: Short story
Will Self (b. 1961) is an English author, journalist, and TV personality. He has written several novels and short story collections, including The Quantity Theory of Insanity, where “The North London Book of the Dead” was published. Self's fiction often deals with topics such as mental health and the use of drugs.
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