The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
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"For a moment she wanted to hit him. the blood was roaring through her ears: she felt herself quivering like a bell. She'd supposed that he'd gone up to bed ages ago. He must have been out here for --well, close on half an hour."
From the book The Paying Guest, Sarah Waters