Thursday, March 13, 2008

My Mind is Clearest at Dawn

In Peter Ackroyd’s novel, The Fall of Troy, Alexander Thornton, one of the many visitors to the archaeological dig says:

"I like to begin my work at the earliest possible time. My mind is clearest at dawn. When the world awakes, so do I.”

Source: Peter Ackroyd, The Fall of Troy (London: Vintage Books, 2007), 128.

A review of the book, The Fall of Troy, can be found at Reviewing Books and Movies.

Dr. Geoff Pound

Image: “When the world awakes, so do I.”