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16 December 2008 @ 08:38 am
The Hoard Potato hears the Piper at the Gates of Dawn.  
As Salon reminded me this morning, 2008 marks the 100th Anniversary of The Wind in the Willows. This is not merely a classic of children's literature; it is, quite possibly, the furriest book of all time.

Read it online, or pick up a copy for the holidays -- it's public domain, so you can find any number of inexpensive editions.

I first read it at the age of 38, and found that, despite being undeniably a book about Youth, it also has much to say to Adulthood and Middle Age.
 
 
I feel: nostalgicnostalgic
 
 
 
Arcaton: jackassr_caton on December 17th, 2008 12:11 am (UTC)
It all pans out OK....