What Book Would You Visit?

Professor Charles French, asks, “what book would you love to visit, if you could?”

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As readers and writers, we create new worlds and engage with places built by other writers. Our imaginations inform our lives and give us gifts of wonder. I have often considered what it would be like if it were possible to enter into the world of a book, if it would be anything like I had imagined as I read it, or if that place would be entirely different. What would it be like if we found a key that allowed us to unlock a sealed door, behind which was the world of a book?

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If I could visit any book, I would choose J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of  The Rings. This work has been deeply important to me for most of my life, since I discovered it as a young teenager. I never cease to find the tale compelling, complex, and humanistic. Tolkien’s treatment of mythology…

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8 thoughts on “What Book Would You Visit?

      1. As you have so expertly stated in you posts, imagination is stimulated when teachers read imaginary, often fantasy oriented, stories, like fairy tales, to their young students. Stimulate the imagination and the world advances another step in science, innovation, and knowledge!

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