The Iconic Book Scene – Mailman by the IPC

 

For today’s book scene, please help me welcome my sweet pappy Eric who blogs over at the IPC. If you haven’t ever visited his site, I don’t really know what to even say to you, except that you have been totally missing out. Go say hello over there and see what he is up to. Thanks, dear Pappy! (and his scene and discussion below)

Mailman 2003 J. Robert Lennon

I found an excerpt from this book in some periodical I was reading ten years ago and liked it so much I decided to order it. For those of you that know me, me interests and actions can be a little “off” because I hate mainstream shit – and this book was RIGHT UP MY ALLEY! Mailman is a little off in his world and I absolutely identified with him in almost every way; this is easily one of my favorite books. As we come to the end of the thing, Mailman looks to his travelling companion and says the following – which sums up exactly how I’ve tried to live my entire life:

mailman

 

The Iconic Book Scene: NOS4A2 by the Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

Whoop! Another great scene from Zoë! Thanks bestie!

NOS4A2

I have been reading as much of Joe Hill’s work as I am able to lay my hands on as the man is an absolutely amazing writer. I recently started NOS4A2, and I am enjoying it immensely. I stumbled across this paragraph and I just fell in love, the man has such a way with words and these ones, particularly, needed to be shared! 

Iconic Book Scene: Dracula – Mina Will Not Go Alone

Guest insert by the Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger

So I am behind on every single thing in my life right now, and that includes blog posts. When Zoë mentioned last night she had a Scene up her sleeve, I was like HELL YEAH. Send this to me! Enjoy! (It goes without saying, but if you are not already following her legendary blog, I strongly recommend you go be awesome and press the follow button on her site)

Dracula

I absolutely love this scene. When I read it I knew that it was perfect for Natasha’s Iconic Book Scene feature, because it is just a stunning piece of prose. In this single piece alone you can tell how much Jonathan loves Mina, and that even though he undeniably despises Count Dracula and all that he is, he can completely understand why the Count does the things that he does, and how such an affliction would spread so rapidly.

If you are interested in taking part in this, send your scene, with or without an explanation as to why you love it so much, to natashastander@gmail.com

Have a good one!