In Farenheit 451, volunteers memorise entire books, to preserve the text from burning: what text would you learn and save?
The Dao De Jing / aka Tao Te Ching
Have you ever had a crush on a character in a book?
That tutor in 'Shirley' by Charlotte Bronte. Can't even remember his name now.
Bud White in LA Confidential. Hell, Ed Exley too.
Someone like Hamlet or Robinson Crusoe - well, you wouldn't kick them out of bed would you? But I wouldn't call them crushes.
The last book you bought is:
rozk's book about SF films -' From Alien to The Matrix' - not arrived from Amazon yet
The last book you finished is:
What lie did I tell? By William Goldman.
What are you currently reading:
The latest (#17) Gardner Dozois anthology of SF
Five desert island books:
Always so difficult. I' m going to arbitrarily forbid myself 'complete works of...' and exclude the Dao which I've already said I would memorise.
So... The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,
Pride and Prejudice,
Always Coming Home,
The White Goddess