Readers in bombed-out London (photos that tell a story)

I guess if you’re just plain determined to read a book, then there’s not much than can stop you. Here are a couple photos I found on Pinterest that illustrate just that. These are the kinds of photos I wish an English teacher in high school or college would have passed out and told us to write a story about.

A boy sits reading a book amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid, October 8, 1940

Readers browsing through the damaged library of Holland House after the Nazi blitz-bombing in London, September, 1940

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