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.

A Few More Pages hosts Book Beginnings every Friday.  The event is open for the entire week.


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

  2. Very descriptive beginning!

    Here's my Friday:

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


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