Tuesday, June 7, 2011

FIRST CHAPTER~FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)~TUESDAY INTROS (2)

This is a new weekly feature being hosted by Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea. We are to share the opening paragraph (maybe two) of our current read.  Which begs the question...would this be a book you would want to read, based on the opening paragraphs?


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The Greek Maiden and the English Lord by Patty Apostolides

Caen, France

September 1831


Lily exited the dark chamber of the bookseller's store clutching a small book in her grubby hands, content with her purchase.  Her voice was hoarse from selling trinkets all day and she was tired and hungry, yet her victory was not in the number of coins in her pocket, but the leather book in her hand.


A sigh escaped her lips when she spied the crescent glow of the setting sun peaking behind the crown of the stone building she faced.  She was late.

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  1. Sounds like a good book. Hope you enjoy it. And neat memo. :)

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  2. I would surely want to read more. A bookshop, a book.....I'd be curious. ENJOY

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