The read pile for the past two months looks pretty meagre, but then it’s not telling the whole story.

First of all, Hans Fallada’s Little Man, What Now? isn’t pictured.  I had to return it to the library.  

Secondly, I wish to emphasise that for the first time in over 20 years I have read a full-length German novel, Goetheruh, in German!  It’s good to know that I still can.

Thirdly, I was on the road for 3 weeks. 

Fourthly, thanks to said travels, when I pick things up to read in situ, I’ve part-read another five books.  This gives me a head start for the shorter days and longer reading hours of September and October, and For the Record at the end of October should look a little more – shall we say – substantial.