Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Opening Sentence of the Day: A Century of November
"He judged men and he grew apples and it was a perilous autumn for both."
-- A Century of November by W. D. Wetherell
So begins Charles Marden's quest to understand his son's death, killed in battle in France in 1918.
This is a beautiful book. Heartbreaking, but beautiful. They are making it into a movie, which should be very good because the book is full of images that will translate to the screen easily.