Before You Read The Body Snatcher

All medical students need to learn about . Anatomy is the study of how the works. You learn the names for different of the body and how each organ .

These days we can learn a lot anatomy through books and computer simulations. But the 1820s surgeons always dissected dead human . For this they needed a regular supply corpses.

In the story Mr K needs corpses for his classes. He asks two medical students to supply them. And nobody questions about where these new dead bodies will come from.