Another interlude in which I take photographs of some of my favourite actual books ironically perched (the books, not me) atop my Kindle.
This time round, it’s W.G. Grace’s Last Case, William Rushton’s 1984 sequel to H.G.Wells’ The War of the Worlds in which the titular cricketer teams up with Dr. Watson to solve a murder, encountering the likes of Raffles, Buffalo Bill, Queen Victoria, Toulouse-Lautrec, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde along the way. Very funny book, wildly inventive and a precursor to The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
First in an occasional series “My Favourite Books on a Kindle”, a kind of literary interlude in which I take photographs of some of my favourite actual books ironically perched (the books, not me) atop my Kindle. That’s how bored I am. Anyway, books are the original physical media, right?
The first picture here shows my reading copy (since I was about ten years old) of The Thirty-Nine Steps. The second is the “new” one I bought as a replacement twenty or so years ago, after the spine fell off of the first.
There’s a copy of The Thirty-Nine Steps “in” the Kindle as well, come to think of it. What can I say? It’s a book I like.
More music and movie stuff on its way soon.