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Friday, April 23, 2010

Book Beginnings on Friday


Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.

"It happened every year, was almost a ritual. And this was his eighty-second birthday. When, as usual, the flower was delivered, he took off the wrapping paper and then picked up the telephone to call Detective Superintendent Morell who, when he retired, had moved to Lake Siljan in Dalarna."

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

I had to use 3 sentences to make it make sense. It's supposed to be suspenseful and mysterious, and I think it's successful.

1 comment:

Book Quoter said...

Hi, just so you know, I just quoted that book. Stop be when you finish the book.