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Book of the Dead
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  • The early chapters of the Book of the Dead deal with descent into the underworld and reanimation of the body.
  • He’d probably answer it with an obscure quote from The Tibetan Book of the Dead or gibberish about runic interpretations, but there was a chance he’d really think about it, and then we might get somewhere.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • "Most people call it The Book of the Dead," he told me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Why else is his obituary here?This is Annie’s Book of the Dead, isn’t it?
    Stephen King  --  Misery

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  • All the artifacts seemed like family mementos: a wand just like Sadie’s; a picture of the serpent leopards that had once attacked us; a page from the Book of the Dead showing demons we’d met in person.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "The Egyptian Book of the Dead," he whispered.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • A deep and awesome vision of the journey is that of the Egyptian Book of the Dead.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • "Would you care to see the Book of the Dead?" a red-nosed gentleman asks.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Some immediacy was there again, some promise of hierophany: printed circuit, gently curving streets, private access to the water, Book of the Dead.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • When the duty which calls us now is happily done, if you choose to go with me, I will show you the sacred library of our priesthood; among others, the Book of the Dead, in which is the ritual to be observed by the soul after Death has despatched it on its journey to judgment.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur

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  • A book of the dead, a map of the wounded.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Nothing comparable is found in Homer’s book of the dead.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • The famous episode that follows, Homer’s book of the dead, which inspired Virgil and through Virgil Dante, has often been seen as occupying a pivotal place in the poem.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • "It may be in The Book of the Dead," Carter said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Carter came stumbling down the stairs, holding The Book of the Dead.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The Book of the Dead.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Book of the Dead?
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • The Book of the Dead was buried with the mummy as a guide book to the perils of the difficult way, and chapters were recited at the time of burial.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • He began to study the Bardo Thödol, commonly known as The Tibetan Book of the Dead.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
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