When it comes to returning library books, the phrase better late than never comes to mind for this story out England. A woman in the United Kingdom recently returned a book to the library at a school in southwestern England.
The only problem: the book was more than a century overdue!
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Alice Gillett found the book, "The Microscope and its Revelations" while she was going through her late husband's book collection. She saw that the book was borrowed from Hereford Cathedral School.
Gillett's grandfather, Arthur Boycott, attended the school between 1886 and 1894, according to the school's website. Boycott went on to be a successful pathologist and naturalist and even has his photo on display in the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Good news for Gillett, the school didn't punish her with any late fees.