the-napoleon-curse-front-coverA writer can spend years crafting a story to entertain you with a plot and characters – but often there are subtle messages to challenge the reader’s thinking. If you whiz through a book just following the plot line, it is possible that you are missing a lot of the nuances and humour that the writer intended you to ponder. How often have you seen a movie, twice, three times, many times … and seen things that you didn’t notice on the first viewing? Books can be like that too! Pull a book off your shelf and read it again!