Sunday, 26 January 2014

Admitting defeat

I've come to the conclusion that, as The Lady in the Tower: the Fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir has been sitting half read on my bookshelf for months, I am probably never going to finish it! It's a very dense, well researched book, focussing on a very short time period, and unless I read it in a fairly short space if time (a week, say) I'd never be able to keep a track of who all of the people discussed in it are.

Also, The Three Edwards by Michael Prestwich has been hanging about for a while- not as long as Anne Boleyn, but long enough!

These books were relevant/interesting/useful to me at one point, but now there are other things that I would rather be reading, so it's rehoming time for them...


  1. I think I will have some of those too. I am not a fan of "making" myself read books I dislike because there are so many good ones waiting for attention.

    1. Definitely- there are more interesting books in my collection, as well as some that I don't own that I would like to why waste time on ones I am not eager to pick up?!

      I've also given away my physical copies of the Harry Potter books- I will probably want to read them again, but I'd rather have them on my Kindle...