Please, spare us your twilight zone page rage

Jenna Price
May 10 2024 - 5:30am

I loved reading Day of the Triffids back when I was a girl. It didn't make me want to poison people or even devour them. I loved reading Wuthering Heights at the time but didn't wish to be a single person in that extremely frightening book. I've read a bunch of books to my children and they didn't grow up to be wild things, run chocolate factories or become muddle-headed. That, they have left to their ageing mother.

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Jenna Price

Jenna Price is a Canberra Times columnist and a visiting fellow at the Australian National University.