29 December 2009

Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read

  • Open to a random page

  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
    BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

  • This week's teaser comes from page 178 of Sophie's Choice by William Styron.

    "I was literally on the verge of crying out, but she beat me to it, making a gulping noise as she clapped her hands over her mouth and fled to the bathroom. I stood there in pounding embarrassment for long moments listening to the muffled sounds behind the bathroom door, aware now for the first time of the Scarlatti piano sonata that had been playing softly on the phonograph."


    jlshall said...

    Nice teaser - I remember that passage, even though it's been many, many years since I read the book.

    Beth said...

    Sounds like a very sad moment in the book. Thanks for visiting.

    Missy B. said...

    Sounds very intense! Good teaser!

    Lisa said...

    nice one

    here's mine

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