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Thought I would throw this out there....
A friend e-mailed me this link this morning: Penguin Classics will send you a free book if you promise to write a review on their website! FYI, it's not just limited to the UK, they'll send a book to you no matter where you are. But it is limited to the first 1400 bloggers who sign up, so get in there while there's still time...

Naturally because I'm such a whore for books, I signed up. And I shall be reading and reviewing Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides.

...Did I mention that Penguin choose the book for you? So those of you hoping for Bram Stoker's Dracula may well end up with something like St Augustine's Confessions. Just sayin'.

Current Mood: curious curious

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carolinebishop From: carolinebishop Date: May 2nd, 2008 05:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks for mentioning it--they're sending me a copy of Aristotle's De Anima, which isn't really literary, so I'm a bit confused. But hey, free copies of Aristotle are always welcoming to classicists, right?
normandie_m From: normandie_m Date: May 2nd, 2008 11:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
I was holding out hope for a classics text I didn't have yet, alas. I'm sure you'll enjoy reading it though and look forward to your review. :)

sarah From: sarah Date: May 2nd, 2008 08:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm getting "The romance of Tristan". I've never heard of it.
normandie_m From: normandie_m Date: May 2nd, 2008 11:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've read that, actually. It's the re-telling of an Arthurian myth. Tristan's a knight and Isolde is the princess he's in love with. It's a doomed love story, sort of a precursor to the later story of Arthur/Guinevere/Lancelot.
sarah From: sarah Date: May 3rd, 2008 01:43 am (UTC) (Link)
I thought it might be related to Tristan and Isolde. I have the opera of Tristan and Isolde on CD.
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