Saturday, October 20, 2007

Read-a-thon Report No. 5

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Since the last update, I've spent only about an hour and a half reading. I read twenty pages in D.H. Lawrence's The Rainbow, the book I've been reading for most of the month (still a little more than a hundred pages to go), and Angela Carter's story "The Bloody Chamber."

The Carter made me feel icky. I think I'll go take a shower.


Clare said...

Ha - Angela Carter sometimes has that effect on me too. I think she's great, though - and I love the Rainbow.

iliana said...

Hey just wanted to come by and cheer you on during the read-a-thon. It seems that I've been hearing a lot about Angela Carter lately. One of these days I will have to read something by her.

Eva said...

Lawrence is one of those writers who, even though I've never read anything by him, I shy away from automatically. Maybe I'll have to give him a try!

Chris said...

Haha! Very funny.

I have some encouragement for you on my blog.

Cheerleader Chris

Dewey said...

A shower! I will keep that in mind for when my eyes start to glaze over. I bet that'd be a real perk-up.