Reading and re-reading

Dave Lull recently sent me an article by Alan Massie called "The rewards of crime", an interesting if unfocused essay about crime and "prose" fiction (yes, the title refers to crime writing, not other forms of rewards of crime). Mr Massie (known at Petrona Towers as a writer of military-historical fiction novels) touches on many separate themes in his essay; I like some of his points but others seem to me downright silly. I might return to some of these another time, but for now I want to mention "re-reading". How likely are you to re-read a book?

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