Friday, October 16, 2015

Book Beginnings: How to Start a Fire

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.

How to Start a Fire by Lisa Lutz

"'Are you lost?' the man asked.
"'No,' she said."

Kate is, at this point in her life, traveling around the country alone, looking for specific people. She's somewhat of a loner and also doesn't appreciate unsolicited help. She has at other points in her life, been lost, but this trip is the beginning of Kate become found.

2 comments:

Sandra Nachlinger said...

Interesting opening. I'm wondering where she is and why the man would assume she is lost. I'd keep reading to find out more.
My Friday post features The Beach Walkers.

Maria said...

This is an interesting way of opening the book - definitely makes you want to read more to find out what's going on.
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