[LMB] OT: toasts (was Komarr and Rho Ceta)
mathews55 at msn.com
Sat Jan 22 14:12:25 GMT 2011
Josephine Tey's "Daughter of Time" starts with the hero trapped in a hospital bed with nothing to read - and a huge stack of fashionable best-sellers he's dipped into and found predictable. Think in terms of "The latest Dan Brown." "The latest Sidney Sheldon" etc.
Along comes Marta with a stack of photos of various historical portraits, and he's off and running, digging into history books instead.
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