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Sun, May. 30th, 2004, 11:01 am
Here's a new book meme-thing for you

This is actually Milorad Pavić's idea:
“For some books I use a kind of divination before starting to read. It is a very old procedure well known in the fifteenth century and earlier. You open the book by putting your fingernail inside and count down the number of lines on the opened page equal to the day (date) of your birth. This is your own life line. Read it and it could have some specific meaning to you personally. Never repeat this ritual in the same book.”

Milorad Pavić

So, from the book I'm currently reading, Iron Council by China Miéville:
"Jacobs had told him, in Lichford, beneath signs to Crawfoot and"

Mon, May. 30th, 2005 08:43 am (UTC)
goblindegook

Hello --- and thanks! I think I found you when I clicked one of the more obscure links in my interests list, liked *your* interests list and the content of your LJ, so I thought I'd add you.

Mon, May. 30th, 2005 08:45 am (UTC)
goblindegook

Forgive the sloppy grammar, I just woke up. :)