Monday, January 9, 2012

Teaser Tuesday...A Thousand Splendid suns

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

My teaser. Thousand Splendid Suns
Miriam lay on the couch, hands tucked between her knees, watch the whirlpool of snow twisting and spinning outside the window.  She remembered Nana saying once that each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world.  That all the sighs drifted up the sky, gathered into clouds, then broke into tiny pieces that fell silently on the people below.
As a reminder of how women like us suffer, she'd said.  How quietly we endure all that falls upon us.

I'm only just about one third of the way into this book, but I'm liking it. 


(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Love the teaser, and really really loved this book. enjoy

Trish said...

Oooooh, such a beautiful and powerful book.

Tribute Books Mama said...

A captivating teaser.

Carrie K. said...

Sounds like the writing is gorgeous in this one!

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