A variation on my usual Friday theme for Persephone Reading Week!
‘What an extraordinary place,’ said Hilary, standing in the entrance and staring at the grass growing between the cobblestones. ‘This isn’t Paris – it’s some shabby village away from all the routes natioanales.’ He added with a kind of delight, ‘It’s a splendidly romantic place to begin a search from.”
I wrote about it here, and I’m giving away the Persephone Classics edition.
At this time of the morning, with an hour or more to go before the shops opened and the office staffs assembled, there were few people about on the streets and most of them were solitary women in their oldest clothes. Unconscious guardians of London’s morale, the cleaners went as usual to their work.
I wrote about it here and I’m giving away the original Persephone edition.
Both books are used, but in excellent condition. There are some books that when I find used copies I just have to pick up from the shelves and find good new homes!
It would be lovely to help a fellow devotee’s collection along, but it would also be lovely to be able to send somebody their first Persephone Book. So I’m going to make it easy. All you need to do to be in with a chance is leave me a comment telling me how you first discovered Persephone books …
Entries close Sunday 10pm BST. And could you mention if you’d like to go in both draws or, if not, which one please?