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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
Jeremy Draws a Monster - Peter McCarty Jeremy draws a monster that comes to life. Rather than being scary, the monster is annoying, constantly making demands and behaving inconsiderately. Fed up, the boy draws it a suitcase and bus ticket and sends it out of town.

If my paper copy didn't say 2009 I would think that was an error, because I'm positive I read the same story (with different illustrations) a few years ago.

Entertaining, but there are better drawings-coming-to-life picture books out there.