Thank crunchy it's Friday, and that means it's Book Blogger Hop time - the first one of 2011. The Hop is hosted by Crazy-For-Books.com, runs from Friday to Monday and is a fun way to find other book bloggers. This week's question is:
What book influenced/changed your life? How did it influence/change your life?
I had to really think about this, and decided it would have to be JG Ballard's Empire of the Sun. I read it when I was quite young and have revisited it many times since. It made me realise how much more there was to the dry history I was being taught at school, and the impact of war on individuals. Fabulous book.