Read-a-thon: Hour 5 at Stray Talk
an archive of my forays into fact and fiction

28th June, 2008
Read-a-thon: Hour 5
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Filed under: June 28th, 2008

Title of book(s) read this hour: The Rose and the Ring – William Makepeace Thackeray
Number of books read since you started: 1 (Travels in the Scriptorium – Paul Auster)
Pages read: 149
Running total of pages read since you started: 339
Amount of time spent reading: 51 mins
Running total of time spent reading since you started: 3 hrs 12 mins
Other participants visited: none
Mini-challenges participated in: none
Cups of tea/coffee: two cups of tea

I’ve switched to Swedish now and consequently my reading speed has picked up considerably. I quite like that, but I wish I could read this quickly in English as well. It is a fact well known to those who know it well1 that you can’t have everything you want, however.

1. I keep using that, I know, but no one’s guessed where it’s from yet and I want to give out cookies, damn it! Even if they’d be virtual cookies and nothing more. I feel like I’m the only person on the whole planet who likes this author, but I know I’m not (I used to run the fanlisting for this person, before I got lazy and my domain died and all that).

1 comment
  1. Nymeth wrote:

    You’re doing well!

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