I popped out to do some banking this morning and was pleasantly surprised to find a display of used books on a table at the bank. It was for a charity fundraiser. Of course I had to take a look... for you never know what treasure could be hidden amongst the rest of those dog-eared penny thrillers.
Imagine then how delighted I was to find a old novel by Willa Cather. I first read about Miss Cather in the Victoria magazine years ago. I don't recall ever reading anything by her, but I always wanted to, so for a dollar, here was my chance to add The Professor's House, written in 1925, to my ever-growing pile of books to read.
And, since it's Tuesday, here's a quote from the book to go along with Teaser Tuesdays:
"On this September morning, however, St. Peter knew that he could not evade the unpleasant effects of change by tarrying among his autumn flowers. He must plunge in like a man, and get used to the feeling that under his work-room there was a dead, empty house. He broke off a geranium blossom and with it still in his hand went... ."
Wishing you a beautiful day,