Death by Spaghetti…

Paul Sussman

When Juan Ruiz became chef in a Mexican restaurant, little did he know that his job would kill him – literally – impaled on his own spaghetti by a freak hurricane. Joining the unfortunate Mr Ruiz in the Big Issue hall of fame are Pedro Pompozza, the failed terrorist who held up a bank with a free-range egg, Lorenzo Trippi, the ex-discus-throwing lifeguard who killed three people with a lifebelt and many, many more, for whom it all went horribly wrong…

DEATH BY SPAGHETTI is an uproarious collection of outrageous and bizarre stories from around the world, first found in the weekly In the News column of The Big Issue.

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