On 9th May 1816, the Gothic novel Glenarvon was published. The novel by Lady Caroline Lamb created a sensation in its day.
“Presently, I’m reading ‘Jennie’ which is about a little boy, Peter, who spends some time…………being a cat – not through choice, far from it. “
“I’m reading ‘Galapagos’ by Kurt Vonnegut again – first read over 40 years ago. At times when madness surrounds me – I turn to Mr Vonnegut – his sanity and humanity.”
Today, 4th of March, is World Book Day.
This young adult novel by C.R. Coen is definitely quite the adventure.
“Fleming’s Live And Let Die is a completely different beast from the cheesy but entertaining 1973 Roger Moore version.”
“This booklet is now available, and can be can be purchased online For £6.00 or as a paper copy for £9.00. It is just over 5000 words in length”
“I hope people like the anthology. There is a great variety of writing and styles in there. And there does seem to be a growing interest in poetry at the moment, perhaps because people are taking more time to look at things.”
‘The Ness of Brodgar: As It Stands’ by People of the Ness – Nick Card, Mark Edmonds and Anne Mitchell…..
“I’m thinking of reading ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, again. I read them first about 50 years ago, just because I wanted to. Since then, I tend to embark on them when I’m feeling un-settled.”