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The Art of Reading

With all the pictures I post I don’t really post a whole lot of written text to go with them unless I’m talking about some cracked dream I have had.   337 more words

Better than InterRail

 Last week, I finished Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier. A thoughtful, erudite book, to be enjoyed at one’s own pace. For me, it has a distinctive European approach to storytelling, which reminded me of two other wonderful works – … 545 more words


Four Treasures

Being a bibliophile by nature, I fall in love with most books I read, for some reason or other. There’s always at least something in the pages of a novel that I unintentionally seek out and come to love through the duration of the read. 2,131 more words



Recommended for…

  • Anyone in need of a reminder that there is magic in masterful storytelling-  I have read too few books that can match the awesome story design I have witnessed in The Shadow of the Wind…
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Barcelona: Part 2 (The Shadow of the Wind)

If you didn’t read Part 1, you can do so here.

I had anticipated in sharing all of Day 2 in this post, but for the sake of length, I want to share our tour of places mentioned in a novel based in Barcelona and I’ll finish up Barcelona in a third post. 764 more words

WWW Wednesdays: October 15, 2014

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The angel's game

‘The angel’s game’ is a great book. The second one that I read from The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, following The Shadow of the Wind. Zafon somehow captures the exact feelings that avid readers feel when they get lost in the stories they read, interpret, dream and the storytelling captures your attention and imagination. 126 more words