Teaser Tuesday

19 Mar

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Should Be Reading.

Rules
  • 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!

Teaser

Book: I have just started Youth by J.M. Coetzee. My dad is South African, and as this book begins in South Africa, i’ve wanted to read it for a while. I’m up to page 51, which is the start of Chapter 5. My teaser is from page 115.

He is in need of human intercourse: what could be more human than sexual intercourse? Artists have frequented prostitutes since time immemorial and are none the worse for it, that he knows from his reading.

Youth - J.M. Coetzee

Youth – J.M. Coetzee

-H-

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2 Responses to “Teaser Tuesday”

  1. Kathy Martin March 20, 2013 at 12:09 am #

    I’m not so sure he should take his guidance from fiction that doesn’t often work out well. Check out my teasers for Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza and Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman. Happy reading!

  2. Sandra Nachlinger March 20, 2013 at 4:18 am #

    I love the eerie mood of the book’s cover, and I like the unusual setting. Good teaser too.
    My Teaser is from THE MONDAY NIGHT NEEDLEWORK & MURDER GUILD.

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