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Muddling through in Austria, God and life, teaching and gardening plus the occasional cow

Favourite plots

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I was reading my daughter’s seven things about me, which is one of the latest fads on Facebook I was interested in her comment about how her favourite books and films are those based on the fairy tale film, ‘the Slipper and the Rose’, which is Cinderella.  It took me to look at my favourite books, being Song of Songs by Beverley Hughesdon, Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes and the latest, ‘The Nothing Girl by Jodie Taylor. They’re all Beauty and the Beast. I guess my identifying with the beauty (!!!!!). There’s a strong element of this is my book, ‘Tom’ too………

When I took my degree with the Open University, this idea was touched on, that there are only so many plots in the world, back to the Iliad and the Odyssey. So maybe, those brothers Grimm were ahead of their time and on to something.

Do you see a similarity in the books you read and love????

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