Saturday, May 25, 2013

Left with the liberty of all those books

Saturday, May 25, 2013


I realize that lust stands high in the list of deadly sins. And yet lust--the tightening throat, the flushed cheeks, the raging appetite--is the only word accurate to describe the sensation I felt that morning, as the painted door closed and I was left with the liberty of all those books. 

~ Geraldine Brooks, March, 2005

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