I'm back! Normal service should now resume ... although I picked up the cold whilst away and now in bed with hankies, painkillers and tea but that may give me the opportunity to catch up with the 850 posts currently waiting for me in my Google Reader. I read a little whilst away (although none from the previous books hinted at, despite packing one of those) and will be back to reviewing this week.
I am continuing my new Book Lovers Trivial Pursuit mini meme. A few Christmases ago my boyfriend bought me the Book Lovers Edition of Trivial Pursuit and I thought I could virtually play with my fellow book lovers. So here goes (if you win then please treat yourself to a slice of pie/cake/pizza/delete where appropriate)...
From the Book Bag Surprise section:
What Katherine Dunn novel centres on a carny owner Aloysius Binewski and his freakish kids?
(Although we are only in the second week of this meme, I am so far only asking questions that I know the answer to myself and/or about books I have read).
Quote a couple of spoiler-free sentences from the book you’re reading to tempt others.
"Something happened when the house was dark. They were ab;e to talk to each other again."
From "A Temporary Matter" in Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri