|Movie Poster for All the King's Men|
She looked shocked, then smiled and said, "That is one of my top ten favorite books ever."
Then it was my turn to look shocked. I don't think I have ever met anyone who has read it.
She loves it for the political intrigue. I love it for the writing. And the intrigue...which we agreed was so very current even though the book was published over 60 years ago. Some things just never change. I explained to her a bit about the Grand Southern Literary Tour and how I even came to buy the book.
When we finished our business, she insisted that when I got to the end of the story to be sure and call her and we could meet again and talk about it.
Which is just what I will do.