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Saying the Unsayable – Will Self on Death

67 mins watch time

Posted November 2020


What does it mean to ready oneself for ‘a good death’? Are Goths better or worse at processing grief than those of us not preoccupied by ghoulish iconography? Is assisted suicide an affirming expression of personal dignity or an insult to those who care for the dying? Novelist Will Self confronts the biggest questions around Death with his characteristic, iconoclastic flair.