Girl in an Interior
An hour spent reading is one stolen from paradise.
As I’ve grown older, I’ve become more reconciled to the ghosts [of my work].
In addition to picking ten books I wanted to read in 2014 that I’ve been meaning to get around to for a long time, I’ve chosen a few books I want to reread:
- In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
- The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
- Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, translated by Lydia Davis
- The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
They’re old favourites that I haven’t revisited in far too long. I thought of including explanations for each here, but instead I’ll do that as I read them.
Sorrow like a ceaseless rain
Beats upon my heart.
wish I could read them all (by nafsika.)
"Not all those who wander are lost"
GHOST IN THE SHELF. (by Camera is there.)
…Traces of superstition remained in him for a long time afterwards, almost indelibly. And later on he was always inclined to see a certain strangeness, a mysteriousness, as it were, in this whole affair, the presence as of some peculiar influences and coincidences…
I’ve finished that huge thing by now (by Liis Klammer)