I've decided I need to read more of the classics. By which I mean things like Jane Eyre or Pride and Prejudice. I've seen both those books in at least one screen adaptation, but it occurs to me that I have never actually read the books themselves. To start to rectify this at once I am taking copies of both out babysitting with me tonight, in the hope that one of them will draw me in. And even if it doesn't straight away, they're the sort of books that it seems worth keeping reading on in hope(!)
Thanks much go to HP because I just raided her bookshelf for copies of both these books, and once I've read these I might go back and get Rebecca.
Update: I'm home from babysitting and halfway through Pride and Prejudice. I'm finding it really funny in places and it helps that I've seen it so can remember what happens. I think the problem with Jane Eyre is that I'll want to skip past the stuff where she's growing up to when she starts to live at Thornfield Manor, so we'll have to see how that goes. I read a couple of pages, but then put in down in favour of the other.