Wednesday, January 26, 2011
A Month of My Own Books
I started with Bernard Cornwall's The Winter King and it had been so long since I had read it that I only remember the broad outline of the story. It's told from the point of view of one of Arthur's men and takes place in the late 400's after the Romans have left England. Very brutal, but also full of magic and wonder. From there I went to his Enemy of God and after that will be Excaliber. While reading this series I'm also working my way through The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends and The Arthurian Book of Days.
A lot of reading, and after that I still have another half dozen or so Arthurian books. So I'm going to be busy, but not busy buying books. Amazon would think I had deserted them but I keep adding books to my wish list so I can keep track of them.
Friday I went to the commissary with Mac to grocery shop and I managed to get all of it done without having to sit down and rest. That ma...