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Hells, heavens and afterworlds: a traveller’s guide

Edward Brooke-Hitching explores the many heavens, hells and lands of the dead from civilisations across global history

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Edward Brooke-Hitching speaks to Charlotte Hodgman about his latest book, The Devil’sAtlas: An Explorer’s Guide to Heavens, Hells and Afterworlds, exploring visions of the afterlife as imagined throughout history by cultures and religions around the world.


Edward Brooke-Hitching is the author of The Devil’s Atlas: An Explorer’s Guide to Heavens, Hells and Afterworlds (Simon & Schuster, 2021)