emmaco at tpg.com.au
Wed Mar 9 05:51:33 EST 2005
At 06:19 PM 9/03/2005, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:
> >The HB *is* available in Melbourne at least, though. Justin Ackroyd (Slow
> >Glass) either has it or can get it, but it doesn't seem to be selling on
> >shelves in bookshops. At Readings, they didn't have the HB, though they
> >could order a copy, but in April, they will be selling the PB on the
> >shelves. They explained that the HB and PB were coming out too close
> >together to make it viable to keep HBs in stock.
>My mother happens to be in Canberra and checked for me at a random bookshop,
>she was told the book would only be out in April. So ordering online turned
>out to be the best policy. But my mother did manage to get me a copy of the
>much anticipated "Drowned Wednesday", a couple of months earlier than
>ordering online. I've already read "Conrad's Fate", of course - I couldn't
>let more than 24 hours elapse without throwing my duties to the wind and
>indulging in a reading binge - and I'm dying to discuss it too.
I kept "Conrad's fate" in my library bag when I got home last week in the
hope that the calico would drown its siren call - I lasted for about an
hour and a half and then gave in ;)
I really enjoyed it and am looking forward to discussions!
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