A while ago, I mentioned a friend who I had loaned a book and he lost the dust jacket, and then I loaned him another and he broke the spine.
He hasn’t returned the latest books yet (though he only has two days left to do so.) But he has redeemed himself a little.
I now have a replacement for the jacket-less book. And a pretty one, at that.
As I said in my previous post, this is a good friend, so he was forgiven anyway. At least mostly… Now he just has to remember to use a bookmark if he ever wants to read a book of mine again.