Thursday, March 21, 2013

The downside of used books

An example of the marginalia you may discover in them, and the consternation it can cause for the next reader:


Noelle said...

I have a used Iliad (Fagles version) whose marginalia consists of very obvious comments on the action, sometimes with exclamation points!!! and, in one instance, a pair of stick figures having a spear fight.

Miss Self-Important said...

Achilles is killed!!! Reader doodles during exciting parts!!!