Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A-Z Wednesday: The Letter "T"

It's A-Z Wednesday! Hosted by Reading at the Beach. To join in here's all you have to do.

*Go to your stack of books and find an author whose first or last name starts with the letter of the week.
1~ a photo of the book
2~ title & synopsis
3~ a link (amazon, barnes & noble, etc)
4~ go back to Reading at the Beach and link up your post

My choice this week is Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes. This one is yet to be read. It is on deck for a few challenges in 2011 (What's in a Name 4, Off the Shelf, Outdo Yourself, & Victorian Lit).

Link at Amazon

My copy:
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Puffin Books (1981)
ISBN: 0140305343
Genre: Literature, Classics

Synopsis: Recounts the adventures of a young English boy at Rugby School in the early 19th Century. Although nowadays he will not be tossed in a blanket or roasted over the fire, every boy will have his own memories of his first days as a new boy, and most boys will now the equivalent of the hated bully Flashman, and have a hero who measures up to Brooke.

1 comment:

fredamans said...

Interesting selection. Not one I would normally pick up though.