Sunday, November 16, 2008

Oh, I do love me a good literary mystery

"Ok, I'm sorry, there are a lot of librarians in this story, and libraries as well (which maybe doesn't bode so well for originality). People are often dismissive of librarians and libraries-- as if the words are synonymous with boredom or timidity. But isn't that where the best stories are kept? Hidden away on the library bookshelves, lost and forgotten, waiting, waiting, until someone like me comes along and wants to borrow them." --from Justine Picardie's Daphne