"Never a lender, nor a borrower be…"

LeedsBookClub

Well no disrespect to Lord Polonius, or to Shakespeare, but some of the best books I’ve ever read were loaners!

Soooo, I just lent a dude I work with my copy of Northern Lights, the first in the ‘His Dark Materials’ series, by Philip Pullman.

And I’m stressing.

I really, really, really want him to enjoy it. More importantly, I want him to ‘get’ it.

I love lending books, but the majority of the time, it doesn’t really bother me if a person hates it, likes it but less than I do, or make it their latest obsession. In passing the book on, I’ve done my duty. I’ve shared the love, paid it forward and all that.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s a fantastic feeling when you ‘match’ a book to a person and start off a whole new area of interest in them (it’s happened to me like 4…

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