This wonderful photo of the Menin Gate in Belgium this memorial day was taken for The Guardian by Brian Harris. I find the days around Remembrance Day very moving and emotional, especially when there are fewer veterans left, and hardly any from the Great War. I am a big fan of the poetry from World War One, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Here is my summary of reading from November...
Read - One and a bit books
Completed - The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Currently Reading - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
TBR Pile - currently on 72 (according to Good Reads), with 2 more added...
An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
The Light of Day by Graham Swift
Wishlist Additions -
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
Bloom's Literary Guide to London
Halcyon Books in Greenwich, London
Seeing the wonderful Con O'Neill in Prick Up Your Ears at The Comedy Theatre in London's West End.
Christmas is coming and I've got a big old tome to get through for my course in January. Best get to it...