Posts Tagged: fiction

Virginia Woolf on a Spider’s Web

  Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.     Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf on a Spider’s Web

  Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.     Virginia Woolf

On fictional versions of ourselves

I have written before about how I sometimes find the authors of books just as fascinating as the books I am reading. I have just finished reading The Railway Children by E. Nesbit – which was truly delightful – and

On fictional versions of ourselves

I have written before about how I sometimes find the authors of books just as fascinating as the books I am reading. I have just finished reading The Railway Children by E. Nesbit – which was truly delightful – and

On why libraries should have a kind of magic

I have a terrible book addiction. I buy books far too often. Working in a bookshop really does not help. However, I will have to douse the habit if I am to read 1001 children’s books, or risk bankruptcy. So,

On why libraries should have a kind of magic

I have a terrible book addiction. I buy books far too often. Working in a bookshop really does not help. However, I will have to douse the habit if I am to read 1001 children’s books, or risk bankruptcy. So,

Simone Weil on real life

‘Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life.’   ~ Simone Weil

Simone Weil on real life

‘Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life.’   ~ Simone Weil