Friday, August 10, 2012

Book Beginnings: Brother and Sister

Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name.

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From where he sat, Steve could see right down the length of the studio.

-- Brother and Sister by Joanna Trollope.

This is really a very good beginning because it focuses the attention on Steve, the owner of a design studio. It is only after a while that the story develops and you realize that it is going to center on Steve's wife Nathalie and her brother -- both who were adopted.

Trollope is such a favorite of mine, even though she is a relatively new favorite. I am going to have to make an author page for her so I can keep track of my progress through her bibliography.

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