Saturday, September 23, 2006

Agatha Christie's things.

I was reading through last Saturday's Guardian today (only a week late) when I came upon an interesting article by Kathryn Hughes: Hunger for the Corporeal.

She makes some good points about
"the desire to possess material fragments of people and places that have been important to us."
As she says:
"an object no longer simply embodies its material value; what counts is the narrative in which it becomes embedded."

It put me in mind of this book.

Kathryn Hughes has written a book about Mrs Beeton.


Paul Campbell said...

Hi Roger

I just got the following e-mail from Amazon. Thought you might be interested...

Dear Customer,

We've noticed that customers who have expressed interest in Taking Comfort by Roger Morris have also ordered I Met a Roman Last Night, What Did You Do? (Reluctant Reader S.) by Nik Perring. For this reason, you might like to know that this book will be released on 29 September 2006. You can pre-order your copy for just £4.50 by following the link below.

Nik's Blog said...

Thanks Paul and Roger for flagging this up. It's nice to know that amazon are being so supportive. Mine's a little bit different in content to Roger's though. All the best with the script writing, Paul, and the novel writing, Rog.

Thanks again,


roger said...

Hi Paul, meet Nik, the author of the book you were encouraged to buy. It's all down to this place, I feel. Not a conspiracy, just a congregation of like-minded and very supportive people.

John Baker said...

I wonder if you'd like to exchange blog links?

roger said...

'Twould be an honour, John. I've added a link to you.