This is a book that I've heard so much about but never read! So another one for the list of books I need to pick up I think! But when I think of this book I think of Japan, and a book I read recently that had links to Japan was....
THE STOLEN BICYCLE by Wu Ming Yi
Really enjoyed reading this and glad to see it on the Man Booker International Prize list recently.
Thinking of something being stolen made me then think of a thief....
THE BOOK THIEF by MARKUS ZUSAK
All the love for this book! One of my all time favourites and I'll always try and include it in a list if I can!
With the narrator of the book thief being death, this in turn then made me think of...
REAPER MAN by Terry Pratchett
Death is one of my favourite characters in the Discworld series and in this installment he has to get a day job! It's just a wonderful book in a wonderful series!
Carrying on with the death theme, there was only one way my chain could then go...
THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman
Adored this book! Bod is such a delightful character and this was my first Neil Gaiman book and opened up a whole new world for me!
Next in the chain is more death.....
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders
Such a brilliant book told in an extraordinary way and have sinced listened to the audio book which just made it even more wonderful.
And then this leads me to end the chain with a book with more ghosts ..
THE SILENT COMPANIONS by Laura Purcell
This was a chilling read and I don't normally do scary books!