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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays: In the Shadow of the Banyan

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading.

Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner p. 36

"I imagined the Organization to be a living version of one of those carvings, a deity of some sort, or a very powerful king. I propped myself up on one knee, chin resting on the headrest, and looked out the back window."

It was interesting how little the non-revolutionaries understood who the Khmer Rouge were. Raami was not the only one who thought "the Organization" was a god.

1 comment:

Keri said...

This sounds interesting. I like historical fiction ... and it sounds like that's what this is. I mean, not set as far back as most historical fiction, but fiction set in history nonetheless. Anyhoo, here's mine