#bookaday 7 a book you forgot you had

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Well I decide for today just go to my shelves and have a good look around and the first I saw and went oh yeah I brought that and haven’t read it yet .It was this Herman Hesse short story collection which I picked up a few years ago with German lit month in mind ,but also to remind folks Hesse had written other things apart from Steppenwolf ,Siddhartha and Glass bead game .I remember I stuck it to back of the shelves as the cover as you see is rather surreal ,but finding it this morning I think I will keep it now in mind for this years German lit month
What book had you forgotten ?

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. kaggsysbookishramblings
    Jun 07, 2014 @ 09:07:36

    I *love* Hesse – but I have this on my shelves unread, too!

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  2. Madame Vauquer
    Jun 07, 2014 @ 15:53:06

    Envious! I have that book but with a boring cover.

    My forgotten book would be a book of short stories by Zola which I found around the time we started that collaborative Zola blog.

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  3. 1streading
    Jun 07, 2014 @ 19:22:13

    I have this very edition – but I bought it new (£1.95!). I used to love Hesse and have quite a few of his books (I’ve got Journey to the East with a similar cover). I’m a little scared to read him again now…

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  4. BookerTalk
    Jun 11, 2014 @ 01:16:49

    My forgotten book is one I bought on a business trip to the USA then had to leave behind in the office because my case was full. A colleague reminded me about it this week but never thought to say what it’s called. Hmm

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