Friday, October 19, 2012

Book Beginnings: Russian Winter

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. 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.

Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay

"The afternoon was so cold, so relentlessly gray, few pedestrians passed the long island of trees dividing Commonwealth Avenue, and even little dogs, shunted along impatiently, wore thermal coats and offended expressions."

The little dogs in thermal coats looking annoyed made me smile! I do know that kind of cold, but the image makes it not so cutting and imposing.


Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I smiled, too, when I read about the offended expressions.

Thanks for sharing...and here's MY FRIDAY MEMES POST

JC Jones said...

I like the dog description too. The opening seems to fit the title. Here is my post: