Friday Morning Bookclub

August 15, 2010

Quote Of The Week

Filed under: Quote Of The Week — susanbright @ 3:09 pm

A truly great book should be read in youth,
again in maturity and once more in old age,
as a fine building should be seen by morning light,
at noon and by moonlight. 

~ Robertson Davies 1913-1995

Davies, Robertson William – The Canadian Encyclopedia

What books do you plan to read in youth, maturity and old age?

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5 Comments »

  1. I would want to read To Kill a Mockingbird and Tom Sawyer.

    Comment by Rikki Pelta — August 15, 2010 @ 10:53 pm | Reply

  2. Welcome Rikki…. I agree, both are books well worth reading more than one time!

    Comment by susanbright — August 16, 2010 @ 9:38 am | Reply

  3. My high school english teacher said we should all do that for Huck Finn. I need to re-read.

    Comment by GAYLE — August 16, 2010 @ 6:03 pm | Reply

    • Welcome Gayle! Good suggestion. I have read The Great Gatsby twice. Once in high school, a second time when my children were reading it in high school. I guess I am due to read it a third time along with Huck Finn!

      Comment by susanbright — August 16, 2010 @ 7:04 pm | Reply

  4. Wuthering Heights is a book that I read first in my early teens, then again in high school, again in college, and I read it again a few years ago when I introduced it to my own teenage daughter. I’m sure that I will read it again.

    Comment by Esther — August 17, 2010 @ 4:44 pm | Reply


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