During the summer of the compulsive attraction between Hal Robinson and Barry Gorman, Hal's curiosity with death leads the boys to enter a pact. Whoever dies first, the other must dance on his grave. Aidan Chambers masterfully traces the relationship from friendship to overwhelming obsession in a commanding, ruthless, roller-coaster ride of narration.
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The Dance Sequence
A word about the NOVELS. There are six books in this section. I
think of them as 'The Dance Sequence'. A dance because it was while
I was writing DANCE ON MY GRAVE that I realised there would be six
novels. And because I think of them as an intricate kind of dance - a
dance of stories and of characters, a dance of incidents and ideas