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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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TIE IN: The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice is a natural tie in with this event and there is a lot of cross over, so many people combine the two. The idea is to post a teaser from page 56 of the book you are reading and share a link to your post. Find details and the Linky for your Friday 56 post on Freda’s Voice.
YOUR BOOK BEGINNING
MY BOOK BEGINNING
The war ended, and the young men came home, and tried indignantly to fit themselves into old clothes and old habits which proved, on examination, to be both a little threadbare, and on trial to be cripplingly small for bodies and minds mysteriously grown in absence.
Fallen into the Pit by Ellis Peters. First published in 1951, this is the first in Peters's Inspector Felse series. She is also the author of the popular Brother Cadfael series of Medieval mysteries.
Peters won the Edgar Award for the second book in the Felse series, Death and the Joyful Woman (1963), and I want to read that one for the Silver version of the 2016 Vintage Mystery Challenge. But it is hard for me to read a series out of order, so I am starting with this one.