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Re: First sentence of current book

Post by Redlegs » 05 Sep 2018, 21:58

I first met him in Piraeus.

Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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On a very hot day in August of 1994, my wife told me she was going down to the Derry Rite Aid to pick up a refill on her sinus medicine prescription - this is stuff you can buy over the counter these days, I believe.

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

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What are you wading for ---The Reel sisters

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Post by NocturnalPenguin » 07 Sep 2018, 11:31

Click click, tap tap…

The King's Avatar by Butterfly Blue.

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Post by gfowle » 08 Sep 2018, 21:51

On the day of the miracle, Isabel was kneeling at the cliff's edge, tending the small, newly made driftwood cross.

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Post by Redlegs » 09 Sep 2018, 23:33

On the day when I first learned of my father's journey, I had come back with two companions from a satisfactory afternoon in the weeds near Kay's bell Foundry, shooting a slingshot at the new bells, which were lying out in the yard and strung up on rafters.

The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Robert Lewis Taylor
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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Post by PeaceLoveNature44 » 10 Sep 2018, 00:41

Princess Catrin reined in her horse at the edge of the precipice overlooking the sea below to study the pattern of her raven’s flight, seeking an omen. Apollo’s Raven It's a great book! I highly recommend it! :)
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Moving at the speed of light through the darkness of a vast fiber optic spider web always evoked a hypnotic state of peace.

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Post by Redlegs » 12 Sep 2018, 22:20

At the world's worst end, it is Sunday afternoon in February.

Bring Larks and Heroes, Thomas Keneally.
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"Clarissa, the Countess of Milford, was sorely in need of a project."

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Post by jdy » 14 Sep 2018, 09:03

I'm heading out!
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Post by Redlegs » 17 Sep 2018, 22:13

As Peter van Rijn steps onto his driveway and opens the door of his old Ford Anglia, he is conscious only of the enormous heat pouring down from the sky above the houses, driveways and sprinkled lawns of the suburb.

The Time We Have Taken, Steven Carroll
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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