Books

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Jan 20 17:40:25 EST 2000


On Thu, 20 Jan 2000 14:14:46 -0500, alexandra.bolintineanu at utoronto.ca
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>Elise wrote:

>"  Another unrelated comment - I really liked Name of the
>Rose by Eco for the drama of threatened books."
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>Oh, yes, well put!  Amazing how much Eco managed to make one "feel"
>for those books--make them as precious as a human character.  When the
>library burned down, my heart went out to poor Brother William.  When my
>family and I left Romania and managed to take only a fraction of our books
>to Canada, leaving the rest behind or giving them away to our neighbours,
>it was quite the wrench.

Ahh, my heart aches for you!  I can't even imagine it.  _Name of the Rose_
is one of my favorite books, and another one I read hoping that THIS time
they'll save the library....

>(And yes, my mother was a librarian--one might well say that the
>book-madness runs in the family. :)

Oh, it must.  Either it's genetic or it's a disease you give your kids, I
don't know which.  :)
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