What The F#!& Should I Read Friday: Books to Make Your Weekend Weird & Wonderful
The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington
Welcome back to What The F!#& Should I Read Friday! I totally missed last week because I was on a six-hour round trip to take my grandmother to the airport, and no I don't write my posts in advance you guys geez that would indicate an organized mind. I have not got an organized mind you guys. Don't get me wrong, there's lots of stuff floating around in here, and to the casual observer it might even look like it was all ordered according to some arcane and mystic system (right? oh god, I hope so), but really, don't ask me to plan ahead. I go all to pieces.
This week's book, anyway. It's really fantabulous in so many ways. This book is not hip, I don't think, so you won't have to shoot me for saying that you've probably never heard of it. The honest truth is that very, very few of the books I really love were written by women. You can go ahead and shoot me now; I'm a blasphemer; it's fine, you can take my feminist card away, I wasn't using it anyway; I can't lie about this. Of the books that really talk to me deep down in my bones, almost every one was written by a dude. But not this one. This one is special for many reasons, that being only one of them. It is also special because it was written by an extremely amazing painter. Please, let me tell you about her. Here are your five questions...
1. Who the f!#& wrote this book?
2. What the f!#& is it about?
3. Where the f!#& should I read this book?
4. When the f!#& is it set?
5. Why the f!#& should I read it?