The life of a teenage body snatcher by Doug MacLeod

The life of a teenage body snatcherThomas Timewell is sixteen years old and a gentleman, until he decides to dig up his dead Grandfather.  He meets a body-snatcher called Plenitude, is pursued by cutthroats, a gypsy with a meat cleaver, and even the Grim Reaper.

This book is a black comedy. It is set in England in 1828 and shows what can happen when you try to do the right thing. ‘Never a good idea’, according to Thomas’s mother.

8/10

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