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Description: The Darwin Awards Countdown to Extinction : Paperback : Penguin Putnam Inc : 9780452297364 : 0452297362 : 25 Oct 2011 : Fully illustrated and featuring all-new tales of the marvelously macabre, this book chronicles the astonishing acts of individuals who have taken a swan dive into the shallow end of the gene pool. These gloriously gruesome incidents prove that the countdown (to human extinction) is well under way. The Book Depository The Darwin Awards Countdown to Extinction by Wendy Northcutt - shop the best deal online on thebookbug.co.uk

 

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Review: I know a number of people who really ought to have appeared in this book - my husband, for one, my brother in law for another - but somehow escaped doing so. I'm sure many of the people who do appear never thought they would. Them's the breaks. Anyway, I find you can lie in the bath reading it, chuckling to yourself and feeling slightly smug that - yes - you might be every bit as stupid as some of these people BUT SOMEHOW YOU DODGED THE BULLET! YOU'RE STILL ALIVE! AND YOU'VE HAD KIDS! YES! Have another wine, you've earned it!

 

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Review: This is the original book in what appears to be a 'series'. As it was the first it is no longer in print and I chose this because the first would have the whole past to draw upon for stories, whereas subsequent books could only draw upon a much shorter period of time i.e. since the last book. As it was many of the 'adventures' / events were of mediocre interest and given the stories of Darwin Awards I have read about in news paper articles which made me gasp in horror. The contents of this book in the main made me smile a little and yawn an equal amount. So overall I was disappointed.

 

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