The sign of a good book
What is a ‘good’ book? For me, it’s rarely a best seller. It’s a book which makes me think and spot something new every time I read it or one I’m not likely to go back to read again because of the emotions which remain with me. Here’s what other think:
'I rather agree with C. S. Lewis that a book that isn't worth reading when you're sixty isn't worth reading when you're six.'
Richard Adams pic.twitter.com/nZGNdvb2Va
— Vintage Books (@vintagebooks) 27 December 2016
— TheUnNovelist (@TheUnNovelist) 29 December 2016
A good story is a good story. If what I'm writing reaches you, then it reaches you no matter what title is stuck on it.
OCTAVIA BUTLER pic.twitter.com/LAxapacLJg
— Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) 8 January 2017
Books that stay with you contains some of those I regard as fitting the category.
Thanks to Pablo for image
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Originally posted on 23/03/2017 @ 20:20Share