The Final Reel


James Oswald


No-one mourns the death of the Obituary Man, a burglar who targeted the homes of the recently deceased. But the manner of his death - crushed by a falling cast-iron toilet cistern - is odd enough to attract the attention of DI Tony McLean.




The first in a short series of tales featuring Edinburgh-based Detective Inspector Anthony McLean. This one was sparked off by reading a story about African tribes who feared a photograph of them would steal a little piece of their soul.

What then of the movie star, whose life has been chopped up into millions of tiny little photographs, spread wide across the world?



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