Thursday, August 07, 2008

Booking Through Thursday

It's been AWHILE since I've participated in Booking Through Thursday. This week's questions are:

Are there any particular worlds in books where you’d like to live?

Or where you certainly would NOT want to live?

What about authors? If you were a character, who would you trust to write your life?

I would like to live on Prince Edward Island. You might say that doesn't count as another "world" but I do. It's a magical world, full of imagination and beauty. I visited it a few years back with a very, very good friend of mine. I made her take my picture as I got out of the car for the first time and set my actual foot on the actual soil. She was laughing at me. I was crying tears of joy. Pathetic MAYBE but I when I saw I really like Anne of Green Gables and her creator, I'm not kidding.

I don't know the answer to question number 2, so I'll skip it.

As for number three, that's an "important" question. My first thought was George Sayer. He wrote a biography on C.S. Lewis that I thought was superbly well-done. I think he would do a good job. Secondly, I might like Nancy Moser to write it. Then she can weave together all the facts with doses of fiction making me sound incredibly important, well-thought-out, etc., etc. You know - make me sound like someone you would absolutely want to know! Heh.

Ok, well, we all have dreams.

Those are mine! What are yours? Did you play?

11 comments: said...

Can you imagine living in a world created by Tolkien? That would be something!

Karen Harrington said...

oh, I so agree that writers can make life sound so much richer. Sometimes I think that if I wrote out my day in the morning, it would sound so interesting. And I think if a writer got hold of my cooking, it would sound so much tastier, too.

Bluestocking said...

PEI- yes living where Anne of Green Gables did would be nice.

Jennifer, Snapshot said...

Great answers!

I agree about Nancy Moser weaving fact and fiction. I would want to be interesting.

Jennifer at 5 Minutes for Books

Ronnica said...

I sometimes think it would be cool to live in the "world" of Jane Austen. At least if I went I'd want to be of the upper class. It wouldn't be too bad and those dresses seem like so much fun.

I think I would trust Charles Dickens to write me. He recognizes everyone is human. Though I don't know if I'd want to read what he wrote!

Smilingsal said...

I could so do Prince Edward Island.

Ladybug said...

I think PEI would be a bit too cold for me in the winter. Now Tolkien's world would be cool! I've never really thought about this! I'm reading Just Jane right now, so I think having Moser write my story would be neat! :D

Suey said...

I had the same answer about PEI! I do think it counts, for sure. I really hope to get there some day, just for a visit, while living in my own world. :)

Book Zombie said...

Living in Anne's world would be great - but not in the winter. I find PEI winters so bone-aching cold (although I live in Nova Scotia which isn't much better) lol :)

Julie said...

Oh yes, Anne's world would be fun to live in. Great post.

Literary Feline said...

Prince Edward Island definitely counts. I haven't read any of Montgomery's books' but just the idea of PEI sounds wonderful.

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