Mary Kelly: The Christmas Egg

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – Winter Solstice, Task 2 (Yaldā Night – Persia / Iran):

Stay up all night reading a good book (or at least stay up past your usual bedtime).

 


I stayed up until 3:00 AM last night reading the first half (approximately) of this book — which contrary to recent appearances still isn’t my “usual” bedtime.  So I’m claiming the book for this task.  (And if I were less knocked out I might even have made it an all night read — the book is certainly good enough for that — but that sort of thing just isn’t an option at the moment.)

 

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