By Lee Cross I was gifted Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood for Christmas; and like all presents from loved ones, I immediately came to cherish the book and very much enjoyed the read (not simply due to the pleasure derived from the book itself, but also from the enjoyment of knowing that someone I hold in … Continue reading Wise Blood – A review (of sorts)
"Tough question coming up, but what are you five favourite books today?" That's how I started my date, fielding a question about my favourite books. It's a tribute to the girl, who I was meeting for the first time, that she used the word, "Today," showing a real readers understanding of the riddle we … Continue reading My 5 Favourite Books – Today
"We always find something...to give us the impression we exist" I've had this little book, on my shelf at home, for as long as I can remember (left by a friend, once upon a when), which calls itself Waiting for Godot. If you were to ask why I've never opened the book, I'm not sure … Continue reading Waiting for Godot – Samuel Beckett
Hi everyone, if you're reading this, you're likely wondering why you are reading this, and so.... The idea of this site is to promote discussion, for the most part about literature, words, and the worlds, within worlds, that inhabit every bookshelf you've ever seen. To my mind, books are the most important thing in the … Continue reading So… just what is this about?
"I went to New Zealand recently," there I've said it, and you can all count yourself alongside everyone I have actually met since I got home. So, to answer you obvious questions: Yes, absolutely the most beautiful country I have ever seen. 30 hours, that's how long it took to get there, and then the … Continue reading 3 weeks – 30 hours – and 1 holiday