Thoughts on this weekend’s Savannah Book Festival.
Two hundred years ago, a young woman — barely more than a teenager — wrote a daring novel that questioned the limits of science and discovery, and challenged notions of agency, self, family and moral obligation. Her character created a monster, but she fabricated something much more complicated.
For shame! Here are some of the books that have been on my to-be-read list the longest…
A calm of pleasure listens round / And almost whispers winter bye / While fancy dreams of summer sounds / And quiet rapture fills the eye… ~ from “The Shepherds Calendar – February – A Thaw” by John Clare
The stories in the collection range from police procedurals to inheritance scandals to locked-room puzzles.