[LMB] OT: mock deaths in literature

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 23:06:24 BST 2015


On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 4:20 AM, I <iosef at gothic.net.au> wrote:

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> John Lennard:
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>>> And more widely? I've checked Wiki on premature obituaries and faked
>>> death, and thought of Hornblower and in imitation Honor Harrington. But
>>> which other mock-deaths in literature stick in anyone's mind?
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> I'm in two minds as to whether it counts, but Holmes comes to mind despite
> it being intended as a real death at the time of writing.
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> Iestyn
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>
Well, if you're going to bring up deaths which "didn't take," has anyone
watched various seasons of Supernatural?  Death seems to have a revolving
door.

Sylvia


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