The Five Mile Press

Playing Dead

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Pretending to be dead is one of the more bizarre ways to opt out of society. Despite the obvious risks, a surprising number of people attempt to leave their old life behind by faking suicide. And the results can be unbelievably madcap.

High fliers facing financial ruin, murderers on the run, greedy couples with a taste for insurance fraud...you’ll find them all here in this entertaining collection of real life stories of outrageous individuals who have tried - and failed - to stage their own death:

ISBN: 
9781743463017
Publisher: 
The Five Mile Press
Year of Publication: 
2013