'How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare that after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.' No one made any reply. She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusement. — from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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January 7, 2013

I am SO there.



I've been wanting to follow one of Alexander McCall Smith's novels in its original serialization since ... well, since I first heard of Alexander McCall Smith writing novels in serialization. :)

It was completely by accident {or fate, or book karma} that I found out, today, that his new 44 Scotland Street novel is being published in The Scotsman, starting today. That's kind of spooky, actually. I think I've missed the last volume or two in this series {not sure they've even been published here, in book form?} but I'm ready to jump right back in.

The link is here.

As I said yesterday, I love January.

2 comments:

Claire (The Captive Reader) said...

Wonderful news! I love AMS's 44 Scotland Street series but have never followed along before as it is being serialised.

Freda said...

How nice that someone loves January! (Thank you for your suggestion of Bury Your Dead on Cornflower Books - I shall get it and wait for a really cold spell..)

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