The Accidental Tourist is a novel by Anne Tyler, published in 1985. The novel deals with themes of loss, estrangement, love and reconciliation. After their son his shot to death, Macon and Sarah Leary's marriage falls apart and Sarah moves out. Macon is injured after a fall and goes to stay with his weird siblings--Rose, Porter and Charles. Eventually Macon begins a relationship with Muriel Pritchett, a woman he hires to train his dog, and when his wife discovers this, tension ensues.
Accidental Death of an Anarchist is a 1970 play by Dario Fo loosely based on a bombing suspect who was thrown out of a the fourth floor window of a Milan police station. The play follows The Maniac, who is being interrogated by an unintelligent Inspector Bertozzo. The Maniac tricks him and eventually impersonates a judge, convincing police and a journalist to re-enact the events on the fourth floor. The play ends with two alternative endings: the policemen being bombed and the journalist, Feletti, being handcuffed and left to die.