rinalia (rinalia) wrote,

Excerpt 28 - 365 Excerpts - Lost in a Good Book

If you are a bibliophile, then the Thursday Next novels, by Jasper Fforde are for you! That's all I have to say about that.

Title: Lost in a Good Book
Author: Jasper Fforde

Page 295

The Bellman returned to his notes. 

"Item six: Now this i regard as kind of serious, guys."

He held up an old copy of the Bible.

"In this, 1631 printing, the seventh commandment reads: Thou shalt commit adultery."

There was a mixture of shock and stifled giggles from the small gathering.

"I dont' know who did this, but it's just not funny. Fooling around with internal Text Operation Systems might have a sort of mischievious appeal to it, but it's not big and it's not clever.
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