Weirdest Writer Deaths

08/13/2011 10:24 am ET | Updated Oct 13, 2011

The two most written about themes in fiction? Love and death. Yet however strange the circumstances that writers may invent, real circumstances of death are often weirder than anything that anyone could imagine.

Writers themselves aren't immune from the surreal whims of the reaper. Here are some of the most bizarre ways that writers have had their story end.

Know of another unusual way that a writer died? Let us know in the comments!

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