Literary Quote of the Month

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only one." - George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons

Friday, November 12, 2021

First Lines Friday...


"While in prison, I received a dictionary. It was sent to me with a note. This is the book I would take to a deserted island.... 

                                                                          ...The Sentence by Louise Erdrich 

Here's the blurb from the publisher, Harper Collins... In this stunning and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage, and of a woman's relentless errors.

I love the writing of Louise Erdrich! This book just hit the shelves this past tuesday and has gotten rave reviews already from early reviews. Imagine an unlikely book seller, whose most irritating customer dies, but won't go away. That is just part of the story, and I'll be cracking the spine on this one soon, with a review to follow... 

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