Death of the Endless (“The Sandman”, 2022)

Gaiman has written of his Death character that: Death is so adorable in “The Sandman” because I wanted to create the kind of Death that I would like to meet when my life is over, and I thought I would like a Death who is practical, a Death who is sensible, and a Death who … Read moreDeath of the Endless (“The Sandman”, 2022)

“By the River”: the Death Hotels of Varanasi

For the people of Varanasi – the holiest of India’s seven sacred cities – death is a blessing. Stretching along the banks of the river Ganges, Varanasi is a place where devout Hindus go to die in the hope of achieving moksha: freedom from the endless cycle of death and rebirth (samsara). ‘Death hotels’ provide a … Read more“By the River”: the Death Hotels of Varanasi