— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, 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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