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, October 29, 2010

First Lines...

"He had never been able to stand the sight of blood. There was something about the consistency, thick and pulsating. He knew it was irrational, especially for someone like him. Recently this revulsion had taken over his dreams, taking expression in ways he couldn't control." Red Wolf by Liza Marklund (coming Feb. 2011! A Swedish Mystery!)

4 comments:

Alyce said...

Very descriptive first line!

Lovelyn said...

Intriguing!

Brenda's Arizona said...

I'm creep-ed out and intrigued. Can't wait until Feb. to read more.

Sharon said...

Great teaser! I'll going to have to look this one up!

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