Goodreads Monday is a great way to talk about a book from your TBR list. Originally started by Lauren’s Page Turners, most people do these weekly, (such as Confessions of a YA Reader who partakes in several fun blog themes) I prefer to do mine monthly and this month I choose the second book of a two-part series.
“The Art of Dying” caught my attention simply with the title. As Tyler Durden says in “Fight Club” ;
“In the Tibetan philosophy, Sylvia Plath sense of the word I know we’re all dying.”
I quite agree and with that, this title took my fancy.
Rather than being about philosophical principles, this story is a historical crime novel. A historical crime novel that takes place in Edinburg Scotland. So many of my favorite things rolled into one.
I hunted down the first book (“The Way Of All Flesh” ) which I completed over the holiday break. Without giving a full review on that book, suffice it to say I now want to read its sequel. Here is its blurb from GoodReads:
The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry
Will and Sarah must unite and plunge into Edinburgh’s deadliest streets to clear Simpson’s name. But soon they discover that the true cause of these deaths has evaded suspicion purely because it is so unthinkable.
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