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Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

Currently reading

Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Little Prince Know-It-All (Road to Reading Mile 3: Reading on Your Own) - Sheila Kelly Welch A rather misleading title: the younger prince is not a "know-it-all," he's just a spoiled brat! The plot with the the "clever" pets made no sense to me in the context (and, incidentally, it saddened me to see animals portrayed as simply a point of sibling rivalry without any affection evinced for them) and did nothing to resolve the real issue of the parents' extreme favoritism.