Friday, January 20, 2012

Opening Sentence of the Day: The Evolution of Shadows


Lian hears the wind in the trees outside and the creak of the house as its timbers contract in the cool night. 
-- The Evolution of Shadows by Jason Quinn Malott.  This is a novel about the Bosnian war, so it is pretty intense.




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3 comments :

TheBookGirl said...

That is a sentence that really draws you in, and it seems very much in keeping with the intense tone you allude to.

Bev Hankins said...

Very descriptive beginning!

Here's my Friday: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2012/01/friday-memes_20.html

Jennifer O. said...

Thanks! Going to put this on my wish list; sounds like something I can really sink my teeth into.

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