I wanted to recall a book i read a few years ago. The trouble was, i remembered very little about it, but i think a friend of mine might like it. Google was proving absolutely useless. Time to turn to the power of twitter!
Ten minutes ago i posted a slightly jokey tweet:
i read a book a few years ago. it had a blue cover. any ideas, twitter?!
I got a few appropriately jokey answers:
did it have a man with a face in it? And that woman with a name?
Conservative Manifesto perhaps: amazon.co.uk/Invitation-Joi… ;-)
it’s that one written by that author. He wrote all that stuff about things.
That last one reminded me that the book was written by a female author. I gave a few more clues:
the book had some kind of medieval/renaissance/inquisition theme, set in the south of france. author was female, i think.
i seem to recall some sort of circular symbol on the cover, and the title was one fairly long word. i think it’s historical fantasy.
in the book was some kind of weird cult that met in a room underground. people died in it. come on, someone must have read it!! ;) ;)
That was enough for mason to be confident enough to post a picture. In fact, mason had got it by the time i mentioned the theme and location.
if I am right, after all these sarcatic tweets I claim a prize.. (Please wait)
??? If I’m right then I’ll probably shit the very bed I just took this picture on. yfrog.com/h4chnuxyj
Indeed, mason was right! Labyrinth by Kate Mosse is the book that i was looking for! The power of twitter, hey?! :)