Feed your mind, and your TAN!
Ahhh, the blazing sun, soft sand sticking to your post-swim shorts/knickers, a bottle of cola that started cold but is now bubbling and hot – these, friends, are perfect reading conditions. In fact, we’ve probably read more books on holiday than anywhere else, but there is an enormous difference between a holiday book and any other kind of book. It needs to have just the right bounce, pace and vibe to get you through a decent sunbathe without upsetting you too much or forcing you to consider the deep moralities of life. Hence, you won’t see many topless sunbathers dipping into Last Exit to Brooklyn, or attempting to decipher James Ellroy. As youngsters we enjoyed the wonderful Sweet Valley High books on summer camping holidays, but what should we be taking with us as grown ups?
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