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As the UK's top forensic pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd has spent a lifetime uncovering the secrets of the dead When death is sudden or unexplained it falls to Shepherd to establish the cause Each post mortem is a detective story in its own right and Shepherd has performed over 23000 of them Through his skill dedication and insight Dr Shephe. Dr Richard Shepherd writes a fascinating and riveting blend of autobiography and memoir about his time as a top forensic pathologist in Britain He has been involved in too many to count headlining criminal cases disasters and terrorist incidents in recent British history He has carried out almost 25000 post mortems a head spinning number in his search to determine the truth of how a person died The nature of truth itself is a complex and complicated beast that he has to tussle with Given the nature of his profession it is inevitable there are plenty of grisly aspects to his job and to be honest I completely respect Shepherd he does a job I could not ever imagine wanting to do I just would not be able to handle it particularly given the close encounters with the dead on almost a every day basis through all those years And he himself is not left untouched as he provides insights into his personal life the emotional wear and tear and the toll it takes on his mental health and the impact on his family I was surprised just how wide ranging aspects of his work are including the need to be so well acuainted with extensive parts of the law This is an insightful book I was hugely impressed with Dr Richard Shepherd his compassion his dedication determination and using his expertise to act as a advocate for the dead This is for true crime aficionados and crime fiction fans alike its eye opening and knowledgeable about forensic pathology providing real life clarity and written in a easy to read style Many thanks to Penguin Michael Joseph for an ARC

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E the most perplexing intriguing and even bizarre In or out of the public eye his evidence has put killers behind bars freed the innocent and turned open and shut cases on their headsBut a life in death bearing witness to some of humanity's darkest corners exacts a price and Shepherd doesn't flinch from counting the cost to him and his family. Reading about Dr Richard Shepard UK Pathologist was not banal Truly adored his utterly vivid description of the 911Twin Towers trailers filled with body parts and his flair for recognizing the distinct smell of burned bodies His cases are told to us rather void of emotion and in a style lacking melancholic variation in tone During his career in the United Kingdom and America performing over 23000 autopsies which includes Princess Diana called in when a suspicious or unexplained death occurred and then Dr Richard Shepherd was retained to painstakingly solve the enigma with eagle like focus reuired to solve a uestionable death Light reading is not found here Common uestions at the crime scene where at what range At what direction and could the wound be self inflicted Death or injury by others to gain attention and other Munchausen revelations are highlighted as well and old familiar patterns are explained Mercy too is given by Dr Shepherd Perhaps I wanted to view that horrifying thingcalled death Pathology was interesting but forensic pathology was medicine and then some I understood that unlike other pathologists the forensic pathologist does have patientshis patients are dead Richard Shepherd MD Unnatural Causes is tear inspiring shocking and sad Death and science showtell all His own personal sacrifices for his profession work with knives at the dinner table and almost missing an opera with his wife were just a few No doubt this British pathologist has flawless record of careadvocacy for those who can no longer ask for justice Brilliant

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Rd solves the puzzle to answer our most pressing uestion how did this person dieFrom serial killer to natural disaster 'perfect murder' to freak accident Shepherd takes nothing for granted in pursuit of truth And while he's been involved in some of the most high profile cases of recent times it's often the less well known encounters that prov. This book was so fascinating Part autobiography part memoir Unnatural causes is about Dr Shepard s life and his work including high profile criminal cases and mass disasters The writing was excellent Dr Shepard describes everything in detail in a way that everyone can understand and not just in medical jargon I loved this book I ll admit I didn t really much about what forensic pathologists do so this work was a real eye opener into all that they do it s a lot than just autopsies I d recommend to anyone who enjoys doctor memoirs this one is just of a slightly different kind


10 thoughts on “Unnatural Causes

  1. says:

    Because of the blurb and publicity I expected a book about Dr Richard Shepherd's career as the leading forensic pathologist in the UK So naturally when I get lyrical passages about soaring in a Cesna over Hungerfood I'm thinking this

  2. says:

    Dr Richard Shepherd writes a fascinating and riveting blend of autobiography and memoir about his time as a top forensic pathologist in Britain He has been involved in too many to count headlining criminal cases disasters and terrorist incidents in recent British history He has carried out almost 25000 post mortems a head spinning number in his search to determine the truth of how a person died The nature of

  3. says:

    Dr Richard Shepherd wrote a most honest book about his profession and his personal life I am truly touched by his honesty but first and foremost by the respect he shows to all victims on whom he performed post mortem Each victim received Dr Shepherd's full attention and was treated with the utmost reverence All stories are sad the saddest are those of children who suffered abuse on the part of their parents Honesty which I mentioned refer

  4. says:

    This is a brilliant memoir from the UK's leading forensic pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd seamslessly weaving tog

  5. says:

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review When I saw this on Netgalley I was intrigued I was already reading a

  6. says:

    This book was so fascinating Part autobiography part memoir Unnatural causes is about Dr Shepard’s life and his work including high profile criminal cases and mass disasters The writing was excellent Dr Shepard describes everything in detail in a way that everyone can understand and not just in medical jargon ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I loved this book I’ll admit I didn’t really much about what forens

  7. says:

    “My PTSD is not caused by any particular one of the 23000 bodies on which I have performed post mortems And it is not caused by all of them It is not caused by any particular disaster I have been involved in clearing up And it is not caused by all of them It is caused in its entirety by a lifetime of bearing first hand witness to on behalf of everyone–courts relatives public society–man’s inhumanity to man”Will review later

  8. says:

    Reading about Dr Richard Shepard UK Pathologist was not banal Truly adored his utterly vivid description of the 911Twin Towers trailers filled with body parts and his flair for recognizing the distinct smell of b

  9. says:

    There's something indescribably fascinating about what comes after death And I don't mean the whole heavenhell scenario but

  10. says:

    I left the room with relief making a mental note to avoid the bereaved at all costs and stick to the safe world inhabited by the dead with its facts its measurements its certainties In their universe there was a complete absence of emotion Not to mention its ugly sister painDr Richard Shepherd is the UK's top fo

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