Thursday, July 11, 2013

Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

This is the twentieth in my one-book-at-a-time bookshelf.

I was reading @flexnib's book meme blog post and was interested in what she hadn't read. Some surprised me, including this work. It is a fabulous tale and while the comical capers of Toad might get the limelight there is a surprising sense of the mystical power of nature that always takes my breath away and gives the book depth. I think people have seen so many derivatives of the story that they overlook the original work and are poorer as a result.

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