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readingtrix

From Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Age 62

Joined Tuesday, April 11, 2006

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I can identify with the person who once said "Give me a book, any book. I don't care what it is." This condition was beautifully described in the following way: "Someone infected me, long ago," she said, "with a virus that made me love books. I hope they never find a cure." I could not have said it better and wish those were my words - I am however more 'picky' when it comes to the books that I read. I read about Bookcrossing in a popular, local South African magazine. My first English book ever was "Jamaica Inn", by Daphne Du Maurier and I still thank the wonderful, extrovert, blonde, Grade eight teacher who introduced this author to our Afrikaans class.


The above picture really is my bookshelf in a corner in my house - It is alot fuller now!

BOOKRINGS AND BOOKRAYS
READ AND SENT ON:
Short history of tractors in Ukrainian.
Morality for beautiful girls.
A wedding in December.
A walk in the woods.
The Time Traveler's wife.
For One More Day.
A heart of stone.
Wedded Bliss
Married to the mob
African Diary - B. Bryson





Wings 2006 - Thanks so much to Tracyshannon's midyear contest and the unknown person recently, that kept me in the air!
December 2006 - Thank you so much dutchbooky, for sharing your wings with me and for such a long time, a full 6 months, too!
2007: Heather - what can I say - thanks so much for allowing me to fly for even longer - forever grateful!



Wishlist:
The Thirteenth tale - Margaret Lea
The Help - Kathryn Stockett

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