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11:05am on Thursday, 8th December, 2005:

Reading Matter


My brother collects old-style Penguin and Pelican paperback books. He must have over a thousand of them by now. Most of them are stacked up in cupboards, but he does keep some on a shelf in the downstairs toilet. He has selected these for their appropriate titles.

During the year, I buy additions for his collection when I come across them in charity shops, second-hand book shops and at book fairs. At Christmas, I hand them over. This year's selection contains two crime thrillers from Eric Ambler that look destined for his "special" shelf:

Referenced by Self Sacrifice.

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