Saturday, 28 April 2012

The next book! (Finally!)

Sorry for the delay. It's been a crazy week at work and I had to try and make time to get to the library and deal with a very unhelpful librarian who was upset that I actually required her to do something.
Sadly, the book that I really wanted us all to read, I cannot get (sometimes living in Idaho is very trying).

But all is not lost!
Since it's a certain famous novelist's 200th birthday this year, I want to read one of his novels.
Can you guess? 
So.... drum roll please!
Here is this month's novel: A Tale of Two Cities.

I realise this is set during the same time as Scarlet Pimpernel, but ... it's Dickens! He's cool.
I started reading it and I really like it. He is really such a word smith.

This should be fun!
If you do have problems with understanding him, there is a website:

It will be the best of times!


  1. I'm a little nervous about this book! I'm scared I'm not smart enough for Dickens. I guess we will find out! Off to the library or the used book store to find my book!

    1. That's why I included the link. You're smart enough! I'm excited. I think this is one of the few Dicken's novels I haven't seen a film of...