25 October 2006

Penelope Lively's The Photograph

I still remember how devastating Moon Tiger was, and I must have read it 20 years ago. Granted, I don't remember much else, except that it was devastating.

This novel was also devastating, it its way; as I read the last sections I was almost continuously in tears. Victor says, No more sad books for a while.

He suggests rereading The Hobbit.

I'm thinking more along the lines of Middlesex. But first, some magazine reading to catch up on...

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