In London, as well as many European cities, sales battle forwarding Christmas emerges soon after Halloween. Christmas cards and decorations have been displayed at everywhere in the stores.
Have you decided what is for your sweetheart? According to the media, the novel "Gone Girl" is the first favorite as a gift. Actually, the result is derived from a statistical estimation by Amazon.co.uk.
Evening Standard: Revealed: Londoners' most sought after Christmas gifts, according to Amazon
Gone Girl is a thriller novel written by Gillian Flynn, which describe a couple to be complicated among love and hate. I have not read it, but it seems to be with taste of reversal, as far as reading description in Wikipedia.
This work was made into a movie of the same title in this year. This firm won a good reputation, leading to raised value of the original novel. It is one of the reasons that many customers of Amazon.co.uk want to buy it.
By the way, the wish list published by Amazon.co.uk suggests the figure of Londoners being Americanized. Among the list, "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" are famous films featuring American comics. "Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor" is a video game originated from the Lord of the Rings. Why is the Harry Potter series not ranked?
In Japan, video games are also popular as a Christmas present for children. Teenage boys are expecting to receive hand-made sweets or garments from their lovers. Some ladies are fond of gaining jewelries or branded items. Anyway, I will enjoy the atmosphere of Christmas in London this year.