I am really excited about the two books I received for Christmas, I just haven’t had a chance to start either of them yet.
One is a really nice, illustrated, hard-back, abridged version of Herman Mellville’s Moby Dick. I have wanted to read this for a long time and this version does not look too hard work.
The other is the screenplay for Dennis Potter’s Karaoke and Cold Lazarus.
These two tv plays were produced and screened jointly by BBC and Channel 4 as decreed by one of Potter’s last requests.
Unfortunately, because of this it has never been repeated or released on DVD as BBC and Channel 4 cannot decide who actually owns the rights to it 😦
But at long last my other half has tracked down the book and I can’t wait to start it.