Books Featuring Death as a Character

Poor old Death, that abstract devil. When it comes to books, Death's often the bridesmaid, rarely the deceased bride, cutting down characters off screen like an underappreciated civil servant. There are, however, a precious few literary endeavors that bring Death to center stage, allowing him/her/it to become a fully fleshed character in his/her/its own right. Here are some of Death's most memorable starring roles:
Source: barnesandnoble.com · Added by CJ
282 users · 467 views
Avg. score: 4 of 25 (14%)
Required scores: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6   
How many have you read?
1
American Gods
2
The Book Thief
3
A Christmas Carol
4
The Color of Magic
5
Death: The High Cost of Living
6
Death: The Time of Your Life
7
A Dirty Job (Christopher Moore)
8
Eric
9
Existence (Existence Trilogy 1) (Abbi Glines)
10
Good Omens (Terry Pratchett)
11
Grave Mercy
12
Hogfather
ADVERTISEMENT
13
Keturah and Lord Death
14
Mort (Terry Pratchett)
15
On a Pale Horse (Piers Anthony)
16
Paradise Lost
17
Poison Princess (Kresley Cole)
18
Reaper Man
19
Sandman
20
Sister Mine (Nalo Hopkinson)
21
The Tales of Beedle the Bard (J.K. Rowling - 2007)
22
Thud!
23
The Tiger's Wife
24
Vixen (Rosie Garland)
ADVERTISEMENT
25
Wyrd Sisters
Your Results
Click the 'Show My Results' button to calculate your results.
Movie Lists
Food Lists
Travel Lists
Other Lists