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By Alice Bennett

Afterlife and Narrative explores why lifestyles after dying is the sort of powerful cultural notion this day, and why it really is such an enticing prospect for contemporary fiction. The publication mines a wealthy vein of imagined afterlives, from the temporal experiments of Martin Amis's Time's Arrow to narration from heaven in Alice Sebold's the beautiful Bones .

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