Book on old cemetery reveals rich information about Penang’s past

Langdon relating interesting stories he uncovered while researching and writing the ‘Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery, George Town, Penang’ during the book launch. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

THE old belief that dead men tell no tales is put to rest by author and historian Marcus Langdon in his latest publication ‘Epitaph: The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery, George Town, Penang’.

Touted as the most definitive work ever written about the burial ground in George Town, Penang, it provides rich background stories about the persons interred there.

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