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Mortal Coil: A Comedy of Corpses  
Aug. 3, 2014
Author:  Robert MacLean
Category:  Fiction: General/Other
Description:  Funeral-home farce: Delmore Danruther, a scamp, a rogue and a funeral director, falls for an heiress and kidnaps her grandfather's corpse to help her find the will the old man wrote and swallowed before dying. "We had this guy working for us, his name was Jump. Nervous guy. Every time you spoke to him, he jumped. Just getting his attention was an act of cruelty. 'Jump,' you'd say, and he'd jump. I don't know why he kept on with the job. The bodies frightened him...."
Rights available:  All but the dramatic.
Other information:  For the book and the reviews, please see http://tinyurl.com/9lqzdyt; for the stage version, http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/8875/mortal-coil; and for the film project, http://tinyurl.com/o7lteur.
Contact:  Robert MacLean
Pretentious Pictures
bomac007@gmail.com
phone: +30 6949 786 443
Item number:  9559
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