“A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.”
— Salman Rushdie
“I can’t believe…”
“That took me totally by surprise…”
A dear friend of mine finishes IN THE SEVENTH DAY in a two-day rush read, re-reads the first chapters, and says to me: “I want to say it’s disturbing.”
“It’s supposed to be.”
She adds, “I’m giving it to two of my friends who read more than I do – ”
“You need to know what they think,” I suggest.
She nods, ever so slightly.
“The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.”
— Umberto Eco
Yay! Someone bought my novel for their Kindle. I’d so appreciate some (kind, please) feedback on the Kindle format, and of course, an honest review of the novel itself.
“I’m halfway through your novel; it’s tough to read, not because it’s not well-written, but — “
I know of what he speaks — the evil of my main character!
Last night – or maybe it was this morning – my father purchased IN THE SEVENTH DAY directly from my Createspace e-Store.
I await his verdict.