Merry Christmas from the World of Literature

King Arthur lay, at Camelot upon a Christmas-tide, with many a gallant lord and lovely lady, and all the noble brotherhood of the Round Table. There they held rich revels with gay talk and jest; one while they would ride forth to joust and tourney, and again back to the court to make carols; for … Continue reading Merry Christmas from the World of Literature

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Book Meme Day 23: A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t

Oh boy, where do I begin? There are more than I can list, and one is not more prominent than all others, so what follows will only be a selection, in no particular order. Farmer Giles of Ham by J.R.R. Tolkien This little-known children’s story is much shorter and more whimsical than The Hobbit, and … Continue reading Book Meme Day 23: A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t