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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
The Brave Balloon of Benjamin Buckley - Barbara Wersba When a strange object appears in the sky above the small village of Peaceful, only a little boy recognizes it is that new invention, a hot air balloon. It is like a dream come true for Benjamin! While the rest of the townsfolk are feting the balloonist, Sir Christopher, Benjamin and his sidecat William (who sadly plays little part in the story) help themselves to the vehicle and set off to explore the world.

Black and white drawings by Margot Tomes.