Friday, December 2, 2016


  1. This was one of those strange books that was compulsory reading in the early seventies. I kinda liked it I think but I have little or no memory of it now.

    I'm not even sure if I finished reading it. I borrowed a copy from a student library and it had chunks of pages torn out of it.

    1. I read this one as a kid.

      I am starting to re-collect editions of books that I loved in my teens.

      The covers are like time machines.

  2. ...
    I know, as the prime lesson of my profession, that good intentions are the source of more folly than all other causes put together.

    Ch. 18