|A book I love so much that I not only have a precious battered paper version but digital and audio editions too. (Incidentally, Neville Jason narrates it brilliantly)|
Except that nowadays, the advent of e readers means that you don’t have to stop at just one book. Instead of a single volume, before the ship sank, I’d snatch up my Kindle instead – preloaded, naturally, with a selection of 3000 books, and complete with a cover incorporating a light so I could read at night. Maybe I might finally get around to tackling War and Peace, as well as working my way through some of the backlog of reading that has built up. The desert island experience might actually turn out to be rather pleasant.
For my luxury I was considering asking for Ray Mears, as his survival expertise would be ideal. But supposing food was scarce? He might decide that his survival was more important than mine and kill and eat me … Just as importantly, how would I be able to read all those books on my Kindle when the battery eventually ran down?So my luxury would obviously need to be some kind of gadget running off solar power which would provide an energy source I could plug my e-reader into whenever it needed a top-up. After all, I could always download a few Ray Mears books onto my Kindle.
What essential desert island books would you download onto your e-reader?
Something to help take your mind off wondering when you will be rescued from your desert island.
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