Technically this one is a little bit of a cheat since I fell in love with Neverwhere before it was a book. But since it’s the book I’ve come back to again and again, I think it counts.
Category: Books I love
Books I Love – The Black Dahlia
It may seem a bit ghoulish to say I love a book that gives a fictionalised account of a real-life murder but it’s the truth. As hard as the subject matter and the characters are, there’s something I find fascinating about The Black Dahlia.
Books I Love – Guards! Guards!
Guards! Guards! was not the first Terry Pratchett book I ever read, probably not even the third or fourth. I enjoyed all the ones I read before this and all the twenty-plus ones I read later…
Books I Love – Anno Dracula
From one incarnation of the King of Vampires to another.
Anno Dracula by Kim Newman is a book I’ve read probably a dozen or more times and it’s never yet failed to delight me. Each time I find something new or something I didn’t fully appreciate before.
Books I love: Dracula
I don’t recall exactly what age I was the first time I read Dracula, but I think I would have been somewhere between 8 & 10.
Books I Love – Dune
The past few days I’ve been sort of re-reading (well, listening to my audiobook version) Dune by Frank Herbert. It’s been a while and, for some reason, it came almost as a surprise to me how much of a debt I owe to it.