The elusive, cloaked figure that takes humans to the afterlife has penned a memoir titled Death: A Life (Three Rivers Press), in which he recalls his troubled, misunderstood life.
Through the book, co-author George Pendle says Death wanted to rectify a few misconceptions and let people know hes a normal guy.
For instance, the dark, hooded Grim Reaper look usually attributed to Death was actually just a phase from his angsty teenage years.
Pendle explains, Death just wanted to wear black and stay in his room and listen to The Cure. Its hard when your dad is Satan and your mother is Sin.
The book reveals Deaths serious Daddy issues, gained from living in the shadow of the Prince of Darkness, whos not only his father, but also his brother and his rival in a love triangle with his mother.
Pendle says, His parents would tell him to be bad, but Death wanted to be good. He had a dysfunctional childhood, but he overcame it.
Death hits shelves tomorrow (Sep. 30).
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