In childhood I was considered by my teachers as a “backward reader” and a child without promise. In adulthood I became a voracious reader interested in just about any narrative. I have always scribbled in the margins of the books as I read them [this has been termed ‘marginalia’].
Many years ago I made this short film:
Credits: The quotations used in this post are “borrowed” from Edmund Gosse [Father and Son], Andrew Greig [Fair Helen] and Edmund De Waal [Letters to Camondo]