"This neurosis developed in tandem with the disintegration of my ageing body. As I watched my childbearing years vanish behind me, I tried to fill the barren void with pointless fripperies. I had no purpose in life and was frantically searching for one..."
"Welcome then to another round up of all the reading loveliness to be found recently on Project Gutenberg, available to download for absolutely free and to read wherever fancy takes you..."
"Now the thing is this: rooting through Gutenberg is rather akin to rooting through the biggest second-hand book shop you can think of, so many of the books there are simply not our kind of thing..."