What’s in Name 5

hosted by Beth at Beth Fish Reads:

The categories and my choices are as follows:

A book with a topographical feature in the title.  I have lots of choice for this category –

  • On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin
  • The Way Through the Woods by Colin Dexter
  • The Secret River by Kate Grenville
  • Hanging Valley by Peter Robinson – finished see this post
  • The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
  • The River Midnight by Lilian Nattel
  • Shadows in the Street by Susan Hill
  • The Island by Victoria Hislop
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy

A book with something you’d see in the sky in the title

  •  Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber
  • Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie

A book with a creepy crawly in the title – just one book!

  • The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

A book with a type of house in the title:

  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Steig Larsson
  • The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
  • Wycliffe and the House of Fear by W J Burley
  • I’m the King of the Castle by Susan Hill

A book with something you’d carry in your pocket, purse, or backpack in the title:

  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Notes from an Exhibition by Patrick Gale
  • Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally
  • Village Diary by Miss Read
  • They Do It With Mirrors by Agatha Christie
  • Book of Love by Sarah Bower

A book with something you’d find on a calendar in the title:

  • The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
  • The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
  • The Day Gone By by Richard Adams (autobiography of the author of Watership Down)