Anyone who says they have only one life to live
must not know how to read a book.
After spending my retirement savings (or so it seemed) on eBooks last year, I decided to find free ones this year. Project Gutenberg is a treasure trove. I have downloaded all of the available Louis Tracy books and am enjoying them a lot. They are kind of like Agatha Christy’s books. Tracy wrote at the turn of the last century in Great Britain. I’d never heard of him but am inspired to find more of this sort of book on Gutenberg.
(I wonder if this is the sort of book that was called a “penny dreadful.”)
Sonja Dalglish said:
Thank you, Katherine. I am a book junkie and tend to spend too much of my budget on books. I didn’t know about this site. I’ll check it out. Your knitting patterns are beautiful. Blessings, Sonja
Helen (of troy) said:
The philadelphia free library –NOT FREE to non residence of philly!) as a $25 a year membership–with unlimited down loads of its entire e book collections. (one of the largest collections available.
I just started to read Vanity Fair (WMThackeray’s)–i’vre read and enjoyed other thackeray–and I am enjoying this too.
Katherine, I know what you about breaking the bank with ebooks! Thanks for sharing this author. I am fascinated with “turn of the century” stories and will check him out. Sometimes these no-name books or “penny dreadfuls” as you say can yield unexpected treasures. And your knitting is exquisite, as always.