I see my mind as a tapestry woven through with memories, dreams and thoughts.

Friday, 2 April 2010

Neat Stitching


Oddly, perhaps, two of my favourite books I discovered in airport bookshops. How? Their titles. 'The Elegance of the Hedgehog' (Muriel Barberry) called to me. I adore hedgehogs. I laughed. What a title to own! I could read this book forever .... and probably will ... even though no hedgehog makes an appearance.
'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'
Well, who could pass by such a title? Not me! I am so glad that this book was written and that its author (Mary Ann Shaffer, with aid from her niece, Annie Barrows) knew that it was destined for success before she died.
Neat stitching ladies!

3 comments:

Spangle said...

I've often picked up books, based on their titles or book covers. Sometimes the story relates to the title, but most of the time it's nothing like it. In my opinion, titles and book covers are the device of seduction, used by writers.

My Castle in Spain said...

I've heard very good things about that book...I will certainly read it...yes, the title is quite compelling ! :-)

aguja said...

Do read it; you will not be disappointed .... and you will cry.