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Bagmaker

From Rhosllanerchrugog, Wales United Kingdom

Age 60

Joined Friday, March 17, 2006

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The first book I read in one sitting was The Turf-Cutter's Donkey' by Patricia Lynch. I was 8 years old, and lucky to have parents that thought it entirely reasonable for me to spend a day lying on my bed reading!

The first book to make me cry was Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons'; I wept when I finished it, purely because it was finished - the adventure was ended.

Books have been an integral part of my life all my life. They take me to places I can never go, allow me to be people I can never be, let me experience things I can never experience. I have been imprisoned and enobled, climbed Everest and walked to the North Pole, killed, been killed and caught a killer, all through the power of the printed word.

I have books double-shelved on 15 feet of 8 foot high bookshelves - and it still isn't enough... There are tottering piles all over the house; so if you see a book you'd like in my avl's or tbr's, let me know & it's yours - if I can find it!

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