Literary Quote of the Month

“For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)—they are experiences,” … Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Friday, September 3, 2010

First Lines...

"There was something odd about it, despite its plain and inconsequential appearance. Vinita gazed at the mystery envelope for a long moment, weighed it in the palm of her hand. Her instincts were prickling. It went beyond mere feminine intuition..."
...The Unexpected Son by Shobhan Bantwal (just released earlier this month!)


Willa said...

Ooh interesting!! This is quite an appetiser!

fredamans said...

Very alluring! Here is my 56;

Suzanne said...

Hi Willa,
Shobhan Bantwal is such a great writer, and the prologue alone from The Unexpected Son grabs you!

Suzanne said...

Hi Freda,
Don't you just love a mysterious envelope! Loved your Friday teaser too! Thanks for sharing!

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