Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Teaser Tuesday

• Grab your current read.
• Let the book fall open to a random page.
• Share with us two "teaser" sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
• You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from. That way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
Please avoid spoilers!

2666
(Book 3: The Part About Fate) by
Roberto Bolaño
Page 315 - Soon the end of the sacred came to the movies. The big theaters were torn down and up went the hideous boxes called multiplexes, practical, functional.

An American Tragedy by Thomas Dreiser
Page 443 - For, alas, apart from this claim of her condition, what had she to offer him comparable to all he would be giving up in case he acceded to her request? Nothing - a thought which was far from encouraging.

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Page 279 [letter excerpt] - I have only one thing to ask of, and that is this: please don't concern yourself about me anymore. Please don't try to find me.

1 comments:

nathanieldesh said...

The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Page 115 -

I invited them into the gallery, where they proceeded to sit down on the sofa, lined up from left to right in descending order of height.

"May I offer you anything? A small glass of cyanide?"

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