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[Reading] ➶ A Little Book Of Pleasures Author William Wood –

A Little Book Of Pleasures This Delightful Anecdotal Collection, Told With Wry Humour And A Gentle, Sometimes Quirky Style Slightly Reminiscent Of A Bygone Era, Contains A Mixture Of Description And Observation, With A Smattering Of Autobiographical Incident William Wood Has Lived In Many Places Of The World, Is Well Travelled And Well Written, With A Keen Sense Of Enjoyment Of What He Sees And Experiences, And A Talent For Bringing That Visually To The Mind Of His Reader The Short, Usually Self Contained Pieces Make Wonderful Cameos Both For Those Who Do Their Reading In Snatches, And Those Who Will Want To Devour His Stories In One Sitting.

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  1. says:

    This book was entered and was a bronze winner in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards This is what our readers thought FEEDBACKAuthor William WoodTitle A Little Book of PleasuresCOVER 10 10ALL of the readers loved the cover and the title They felt the central image of the boat was strong and the text easy to read Many of the readers also checked out the blurb on and they thought it was very enticing One reader put, The cover reflects the contents very well the picture of an old rowing boat looking a little tired and worn on a rather sentimental book which looks back charmingly on a bygone era Perfect CONTENT 9 10This book was very much enjoyed by our older readers aged 45 65 They loved the gentle prose and the wide range of feel good yarns the author entertained the reader with They felt it would make a perfect travel companion, brightening up any lonely moment in a hotel room One reader put in her feedback, I loved The Morning Post story It cheered me up as I happened to read it on the day my internet packed up and was driving me crazy That s the best bit about this book You don t have to read all of it in one sitting you don t even have to read it in the order it is ...

  2. says:

    William Wood s unusual book is a real gem Others have already said that it is written in an unusual style, using the you instead of I as if the author is talking to himself throughout, and about how one can dip in at any point of the book instead of reading from cover to cover What I found is that this is a beautifully written book, at times poetic, at times wryly humorous The author s pleasures are as diverse as a child s smile, silence, a log fire or remembered fragments from his many journeys to far away lands I found it thought provoking and it made me contemplate the simple things in my own life that give me pleasure S...

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