Suicide Club


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Suicide Club

members wishing to die are chosen by lot, as are those who are to effect their deaths. [Br. Lit.: Stevenson “The Suicide Club”]
See: Suicide
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It is time that thinking people of all nations possessing nuclear bombs demand that their leaders resign their membership of this mutual suicide club.
The Suicide Club is a well-paced thriller balancing a race against time alongside a rich historical tale.
THE SUICIDE CLUB by Andrew Williams Hodder & Stoughton, PS17.
His supervisor Archie (Jon Gries, Napoleon Dynamite), teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories: a down and out boxer (Ricky Schroder, NYPD Blue, Silver Spoons, The Champ) is given the opportunity to become a real golden gloves killer; an assassin (Rick Hoffman, Suits, Battleship) kidnaps three people in order to find out who hired him for his latest hit; a new recruit (Bart Johnson, High School Musical) is initiated into a lodge of fez-wearing businessmen where hazing can take a malevolent turn; and a member of a suicide club (Jason Marsden, Boy Meets World, White Squall) introduces real fear into a man about to jump to his death.
There were concerns about terrorist groups operating in London and a students' suicide club in Berlin.
Sue and Debby rich and ready to party on Halloween night - dressed as men - encounter Robert a depressed college student blowing his multi-million dollar inheritance before using the services of a men-only Suicide Club.
HARTLEPOOL'S Studio venue goes international tomorrow night bringing ELECTRIC SUICIDE CLUB from Strasbourg in France to Teesside with their rockabilly/garage sounds and local DJs playing the best in garage and rock 'n' roll for the monthly Studio A Go-Go gig.
The final essay in this issue considers three recent popular Japanese contributions to the category: Battle Royale, Suicide Club, and Mohou ban.
Kana's demise calls to mind Shion Sono's Suicide Club (2002), wherein young Japanese women collectively make a mass-suicide pact online.
My favorite story is "The Suicide Club," which is about Prince Florizel of Bohemia and his confidant (translation: babysitter), Colonel Geraldine.
Ichi took the People's Choice Bronze award for Most Groundbreaking Film while the Silver went to Shion Sono's Suicide Club (2002).