Scalp Hunting Harlots of the Cherokee Strip http://ift.tt/1q9liFA
Pretty much everything on this cover made me laugh.
I hold in my hand a mint condition, first edition of Dashiell Hammett’s masterpiece, The Maltese Falcon #mysteriousbookshop #rarebook #mystery #maltesefalcon #dashiellhammett (at The Mysterious Bookshop)
Wow. What I wouldn’t give to own one of these!
"When the time comes to you at which you will be forced at last to utter the speech which has lain at the center of your soul for years, which you have, all that time, idiot-like, been saying over and over, you’ll not talk about the joy of words. I saw well why the gods do not speak to us openly, nor let us answer. Till that word can be dug out of us, why should they hear the babble that we think we mean? How can they meet us face to face till we have faces?"
Sean is listening to music and playing PacMan on his Kindle Fire and the Bridget is sitting in her bouncy chair looking up with her eyes fixed on him with this expression like her brother is just amazing and whatever he’s doing must be super cool big kid stuff. Lol cuties
Reading has a formative effect on a person, inspiring how they see the world and understand their place within it.