Difficult news: Curious Fictions will be closing its doors August 27.   More details »

Sort by:
Filter by:

Found 1 works tagged 'bookshop'.




Elizabeth Hopkinson

Mr Spink Learns to Fly

Published Apr 4, 2020 · 2,625 words (10 minutes) · 352 views

Fantasy Humor quirky bookshop magic carpet

The owner of an antique bookshop discovers love and adventure when it turns out the carpet in his shop is the magic, flying kind, infused with the personality of a 16th century Persian nobleman.


Joseph Campbell’s book, Myths to Live By (1972), original edition from Viking Press. The reading process was splendid; among the smokey woods and carpets of my home back in Brighton, England. I personally take delight in the ambience of this photo, its mystery and aliveness.