For young and old. Book recalled with affection.

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For young and old. Book recalled with affection.

 

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One of those things CBC radio does so well. An interview with author Alison Prince, this morning, on the centennial of the publication of Kenneth Grahame's [i]The Wind in the Willows[/i]

This biography of Grahame is entitled, [i]An Innocent in the Wild Wood.[/i]

A pastoral England that, for many, would not have existed, but the dreams of "simply messing about in boats" that Grahame brought with his delightful animal characters, for more than a few, would have provided an escape.

ETA

Actually:

quote:

"There is nothing- absolutely nothing-
half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."

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