Mortality in Wasteland: My Life as Black Death's Undertaker by Jeff Vrolyks
Approx. 100,390 words.
Published on June 2, 2012.
A personal history of Black Death and its impact on Surrey in the 14th century through the eyes of Niccolai, a young undertaker. His purpose in writing this memoir is to quell rumors propagating throughout the realm, rumors of mysterious deaths not attributed to the plague but by a black-robed apparition feared to be Death incarnate.