Simon T of Stuck in a Book has started off a new meme… he will assign those wanting to take part a random letter, and you then choose your favourite things beginning with that letter in these categories:
- Favourite Book
- Favourite Author
- Favourite Song
- Favourite Film
- Favourite object.
… and I got a
So here we go – it’s harder than it seems … (all links refer back to my original reviews)
After perusing my indexes, I had four on the shortlist – three of them were Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon, Double Indemnity by James M Cain and The Double Shadow by Sally Gardner, but the fourth and my ultimate choice is:
Donovan’s Brian by Curt Siodmak
A Science fiction classic from 1942. See my review here. A teenage favourite, it was even better on re-reading a few years ago.
I’ve read three of her novels and they’ve not disappointed. I reviewed her latest one, The Tell-Tale Heart for Shiny New Books here, and her previous novel Lucky Bunny here.
Dance the Night Away by The Mavericks
A happy song that you can actually dance to. This was the easiest category for me.
This one’s more difficult but sticking with films I have actually seen and being a 007 fan I’ll pick…
Diamonds Are Forever
It was the first Bond film I saw in the cinema as a kid, with my grandma and grandpa one holiday.
And finally, a Favourite Object:
Such a broad topic – but I went with something that makes me smile …
If you’d like to have a go, pop over to Simon’s post (link back at the top) and wait for your letter.