Saturday, August 20, 2005

Went shopping for books last week – used books. The bounty:

1. The Complete Plays of Sophocles
2. Parallel Lives (Selections) (2 vol), Plutarch
3. The Teachings of the Compassionate Buddha
4. Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe
5. The Ethics and Selected Letters, Baruch Spinoza
6. Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
7. The Turn of the Screw & Daisy Miller, Henry James
8. Eight Great Comedies
9. Swann’s Way (Part 1 of 7 of Remembrance of Things Past), Marcel Proust
10. Ulysses, James Joyce
11. ABC of Reading, Ezra Pound
12. The Waning of the Middle Ages, J Huizinga
13. A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf
14. Catch 22, Joseph Heller
15. Silent Spring, Rachel Carson

All for Rs 620. Bargain. [Understatement.]


fobsie said...

I am green with envy...

Can you get the following books when you go there next time.
Ulysses.. yes The Ulysses
Any Joseph Heller, Thomas Pynchon book.
Then Don Quixote..I have the ebook..But there is nothing like book.
Any African writer.

Thats enough for now.
I am savouring Stone Raft...Jose Saramago..Its a killer.

josh said...

Jackpot! :-)