Patrick Joyce

January 16, 2007

Small World

I know it is getting clichéd to talk about how the world is getting smaller, but today I received a book I ordered through Amazon Marketplace. It had taken about two weeks to come, which is longer than usual and I was starting to worry. Turns out that I had ordered it from a bookstore in Fairford, UK.

Brillant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Football
I can't wait to read it.

I had unknowingly purchased a book from a used book store in the UK and it showed up with no problems, completely transparently. And for a total of just $13. Small world indeed.

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