A Modern Take on Roald Dahl’s Matilda

Cartoonist Aaron Renier created a wonderful homage to Roald Dahl’s Matilda for the web comic Unshelved. Matilda’s evil, plaid suit sporting father gives the literature-loving Matilda an “iSwindle” and chastises her for wanting to use anything as low-tech as her imagination. In this cartoon he cleverly skewers the idea of most of the enhanced ebook apps.  I don't have permission yet to embed it here, and TBH it wouldn't look very good at 80% of the width. I clipped the 2 most important scenes, and they're after the break.

via Unshelved

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: "I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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