Thursday, August 31st, 2006
She wasn’t quite sure which text to start with, but felt that if she just started somewhere, a plan would develop as she went along. The feeling inside that she experienced when she saw the books was akin to the hunger she felt as food was put on the table at the end of the working day. And she knew that she needed this sustenance as surely as her body needed its fuel.
Excerpt from Maisie Dobbs by Jaqueline Winspear
After two recent books that were creepy and horrific in some of the descriptions I knew I needed something a bit lighter. I finally picked up Maisie Dobbs and so far I’m enjoying it a lot.
Don’t you just love it when an author gives us a character who is also a bookworm?
I’ll be back tomorrow with a couple of book reviews and other bookish stuff.