I’m going to give this weekly meme a try in the hope that I’ll get into posting more regularly, even if it is likely to be mostly about books for the moment. (What’s not to like about books?)
It’s already time for Six Degrees again, hosted by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest.
From the starter title provided by Kate, create a chain of six books, each one linked to the one before. This month is a wildcard: we each start our chain with the book we ended on last month. For me that was The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. Although each book is only required to link to its predecessor, often a theme arises or a choice spins back to an earlier link. This month is no different in that regard. It is different in that beyond the starter book, none of the others are books that I’ve read; they are all books that I very much want to read. So perhaps this chain will give me a nudge! It also takes me on a whistle-stop tour across the globe, sampling cultures far removed from my own. We begin in France. Continue reading “Six Degrees of Separation: from The Paris Wife to …”
Women have such vivid imaginations and lead such dull lives. Their pleasure in life is so soon over; they are so dependent on others, and their dependence so soon becomes a nuisance. (p. 234)
From the starter title provided by Kate, six links create a chain of books which invariably surprises me by where it finally ends up.
Read for Dewithon 2019 and for the Classics Club Continue reading “The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp by W H Davies”