Amazon is Weird
klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Wed Aug 17 10:42:18 EDT 2005
If you are interested in seeing something a bit. . . disturbing, go to
Amazon.com and type in "Chrestomanci quartet." Then hit search. The
second result should be _The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1_. It
comes complete with a brief quote, called an excerpt. I find Amazon's
choice of excerpt to be quite amusing, but, yes, disturbing. It really
could give someone completely the wrong idea about the book.
I tried just typing in "Chronicles of Chrestomanci," but that didn't give
me the excerpt. So do it the way I originally did it to make sure it
"Things fall apart. I don't know why we bother at all, but life is good,
and it's always worth living, at least for a while."
---Stuart Murdoch (Belle and Sebastian), "If She Wants Me"
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