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Teaser Tuesdays (9)

I thought I would revive my blog and enliven myself a little bit by participating in this meme again. Most of all, I love reading and sharing quotes from books! I look forward to reading what you share too.


Introduced to me by: Bookworm Barista
Hosted by: MizB of Should be reading

*Anyone can play ~ Find your current read, share a quote from a random page plus do tell what you're reading.
*Remember, you are always welcome to share your teaser in the comments as well.
*For more details be sure to look up how on the links above.


My teaser:

Evil Forest then thrust the pointed end of his rattling staff into the earth. And it began to shake and rattle, like something agitating with a metallic life.

pg. 89, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

My thoughts:

This is a classic read. It's taken me a while to read this book because my interest has wavered at times. I think it is a learning curve and it has a lot to offer a reader overall. Since it is summer I think that is a harder time for me with grasping the cultural details as I'm interrupted a lot more as I read. It is coming together in a very unexpected way as I finish it.

5 comments:

gautami tripathy July 20, 2010 at 11:29 AM  

I read it a few years back. It really gives us a lot to think about.

Jennifer July 20, 2010 at 11:51 AM  

What an interesting teaser. I am adding this one to my list. My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/07/teaser-tuesdays-the-blind-contessas-new-machine.html

Rose City Reader July 20, 2010 at 12:28 PM  

That was an excellent book! I love a classic teaser!

Here's my teaser on Rose City Reader.

Christie (The Fiction Enthusiast) July 20, 2010 at 12:46 PM  

Interesting teaser! This is a new book to me.

Amy July 22, 2010 at 8:26 AM  

Thanks for commenting on my own TT!

This is a good teaser! Magical, yet subtle, hinting at much more to come.

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