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Teaser Tuesday: The Princeling


Teaser Tuesdays asks you to:

--Grab your current read
--Let the book open to a random page.
Share with us two (2) “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!

“The sound of a baby crying brought his mind back to the present, and with a start he saw that it was luminous grey outside, light enough to read by. The birds were singing wildly, with that firce desire for life that made it seem that their efforts alone dragged the sun up above the horizon; only the blackbird, nearby, sang effortlessly, his golden liquid notes bubbling upwards in the cool, scented dawn like the fount of life.”

-from The Princeling, by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Comments

Margot said…
What a a beautiful visual image your teaser is. I hope the whole book is as good as this little bit.
fleurfisher said…
That is lovely. I'm going to have to go and find out more about the book!
Alyce said…
That is a beautiful description! I haven't heard of this book before.
Staci said…
I've not read this but I love that teaser!
S. Krishna said…
I haven't heard of this book before but that's a great teaser!
Dar said…
Beautiful teaser. I'm going to have to look this book up.
Alyce said…
I’m just dropping by to let you know that I’ve given you an award! http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/03/awards-roundup.html
Melissa said…
That's a beautiful quote. Thanks for sharing it!

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