Philosophical Rambling: Escapism

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at indigo.ie
Tue Jul 18 14:03:47 EDT 2000


>Britta:
>"Yes, I meant something like you can psychologically addicted to books,
>but fortunately cannot get physically addicted, as will happen with
>drugs."

Elise:

>Oh I dunno - the feel of the pages, the texture of the dustcover, the smell
>of the paper - quite intoxicating.

:-)  I'm with you!  Which is one reason publishers should be more careful
about covers.  Too awful and you can have a really bad trip!  Or
cheap-plonk hangover or something.

Hallie (Escapism?  Avoidance?  Who me?  Right.  Back to study.)





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