Yes, it’s as simple as that!
‘Miss Pettigrew found hersely wafted into the passage. She was past remonstrance now, past bewiderment, surprise, expostulation. Her eyes shone. Her face glowed. Her spirits soared. Everything was happening too quickly. She couldn’t keep up with things, but, by golly, she could enjoy them.”
I’m giving away the Persephone Classics edition.
When there were a lot of paying guests, Martha used to come in and recite poetry. This she prefered to conversation, as she had a good memory, and was willing to take all the credit for the works of Lord Tennyson and Longfellow and Lord Macaulay.
I’m giving away the original Persephone edition.
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.
Just tell me which Persephone books is calling you the loudest …
And feel free to interpret the question however you like.
It might be a book on your shelves already, it might be a book you’ve read about during Persephone Reading Week (if you visit Claire (here) and Verity (here) you’ll find round-ups), it might be a book you’ve read about on the website (here) or in the biannually …
Entries close Sunday 8pm GMT. And could you mention if you’d like to go in both draws or, if not, which one please?