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Friday, 31 October 2008

Spooks

I forgot to get a pumpkin. So I'm hoping this





will keep those witches away.

Now I'm going to settle down with Cormac McCarthy's The Road. It made my tutor cry, so I'm rather looking forward to it.

9 comments:

savannah said...

that i one scary image when you click on it, sugar! well done!
xoxox

(don't tell me anything about that book...until after i pack and then unpack all the books i already have, ok?

debra said...

what's it made from, Eryl? And did it work?

Eryl Shields said...

Savannah ~ I won't say a word, promise, XXX

Debra ~ it's made from fired clay. And it does seem to have done the trick.

problemchildbride said...

Oooh! A loving skull?

The Road is fantastic. Very spare adn bleak. Ugly and beautiful.

Eryl Shields said...

Sam ~ Oh it's terribly romantic, drives me nuts when I'm trying to work.

I didn't get a chance to read much of The Road last night as I suddenly realised it was the last half hour of my best friend's birthday so phoned her. She actually answered, and we chatted for an hour and half. But what I did read was all of those things.

Kim Ayres said...

Great skull!

Not read that book. I could do without bleak and tear-inducing at the moment

Conan Drumm said...

I read it during the "Summer". Be interested to hear what you make of it.

Eryl Shields said...

Kim ~ you must be like Stevie then, he can't stand bleak and tear inducing. Whereas I find it helps enormously: if I'm crying about fictional characters I'm not crying about myself.

Conan ~ I'll share my view if you share yours.

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