Saturday, 16 February 2019

The Ghost in the Bookshop

"I'm really a library man, or second-hand book man."
 - John le CarrĂ©

Friday, 15 February 2019

Never Let Me Go In The Bookshop

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

"I think of my pile of old paperbacks, their pages gone wobbly, like they'd once belonged to the sea." - Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

The World of Peter Rabbit in the Bookshop

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

"There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you." - Beatrix Potter

 "I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever." - Beatrix Potter

 "I do so hate finishing books. I would like to go on with them for years." - Beatrix Potter
 "This is a fierce bad rabbit; 
look at his savage whiskers, 
and his claws and his turned-up tail." - Beatrix Potter
"I am aware these little books don't last long even if they are a success." - Beatrix Potter