Stranded due to havoc caused by volcanic ash? Well, according to some of the great stories of literature, that’s nothing!

William Skidelsky has composed a list of “The 10 best books about being marooned in literature.” *for some reason being marooned in literature doesn’t sound all that bad … but I digress…* Check out the article here.

Any additions? Right off the top of my head I’d have to add Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere – the story of a young man whose simple act of kindness strands him in another world, where he must learn to survive as one who has fallen “through the cracks…”