I’ve read West with the Night twice. The memoir by Beryl Markham – an extraordinary woman born in England and raised in British East Africa in the 1900s – is so good that I would run my fingers over the page to experience the texture of her words and absorb the wisdom of her experience through the tips of my fingers. 962 more words
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There are perhaps no days of our childhood so fully lived as those we spent with a favourite book.
The theme for this month at The Book Wars is providing reading recommendations to reluctant readers and while I was thinking about the books I want to recommend, I couldn’t stop thinking about the word “reluctant”.998 more words