April 10th, 2005

hasui: winter moon

Really, are there any books you *do* like?

Having been negative all over the FL lately on the subject, I got to thinking.

There are indeed books I liked, but I don't know if I still do because I don't reread things any more. That was for earlier decades; now I have TWCS (Time's Winged Chariot Syndrome) and a bit of hurry-up involved on account of my life's in danger (my how old films come back to one) my eyes are disintegrating even as I type. The sure-fire favourites- Judge Dee and Mary Renault (except Fire From Heaven, because once again I can't see what other people saw in that book; I thought it the weakest of her historical works except for Funeral Games) and childhood loves like Narnia and Antonia Forest and The Gentle Falcon and The Ship that Flew and Mara Daughter of the Nile- well, those I have memorized, so I know I like them.
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