Friday, October 29, 2010

Opening Sentence of the Day: The Sea, the Sea

"The sea which lies before me as I write glows rather than sparkles in the bland May sunshine."

-- The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch, a novel about an aging playwright/director/actor who retires to the North Sea coast of England.

This won the Booker prize in 1978. I am reading it for my  Battle of the Prizes, British Version challenge. It will also count as one of my Chunkster Challenge reads.

Book Beginnings on Friday is a weekly Opening Sentence event now hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages

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