Thursday, 8 December 2011

The Time Will Come (10)

The Time Will Come is a great meme hosted by Jodie over at Books For Company. The point of this meme is to list a book that has been sitting on our bookshelves unread for too long and we have been meaning to get round to for ages!

This week's pick is:

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction—at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful—and completely unforgettable.

This was actually the first book I swapped for. I have no idea why I haven't got round to reading it yet (seeing as it WAS the first book I swapped), but I will! I haven't seen the film, but I have heard that it's supposed to be very good. Now that I have the book, I don't want to watch the film before reading it, so I will have to get to it soon!


  1. I thought the film was wonderful but for some reason have never been tempted by the book.

  2. Ohh I really like the sound of this! So want to read and watch it now

  3. I read this book years really is such a great, insightful book! Read it!

  4. Oh me too! I've had it on my shelf for yeears. Literally. Though I prefer your pictured cover, I have the movie cover.


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