Reading a book is more than seeing a collection of words on a page, and finishing a book is more than turning the final page and starting on the first of a new one. Good novels stay with us, and each book makes us see world in a slightly different way. And that’s why I started this blog: books make us tick, they make us think, and they make us, well, us. And I want to tell you all about them.
The Open Book is here for those who have never truly finished reading. This is a blog for the curious ones, who always want to find out all the details and the subtleties of their favourite novels. This blog is for those who cannot help but wonder at the inventiveness of literature.
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Here are some posts which I think you might like:
Do you ever feel like you’re fighting a battle you can’t win? Then Penelope Fitzgerald’s The Bookshop is just the book for you.
The bookstores are open again! Read on to find out what happened when I was reunited with my precious books!
I love buying books for other people. However, sometimes I find things inside them which I must keep for myself.
I feel like bookshops are magical places, inspiring magical stories… Here’s a fairy tale inspired by a bookshop – or is it?
Everyone feels lonely from time to time. Eleanor Rigby by Douglas Coupland shows us what it is that gives our lives meaning.
Almost a hundred years ago, the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was published. Pip Williams’ novel The Dictionary of Lost Words shows us that it was far from perfect.
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