Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Teaser Tuesday, Oct 5

Teaser Tuesdays are a weekly book-themed meme, hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. The rules are as follows:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Open to a random page.
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page.
  • Be careful of spoilers! Don't ruin the book to others by revealing important plot developments. (So the last words of a dying central character are probably not okay...)
  • Share the title and the author of the book as well, so that other Teaser Tuesday participants can look up the book and add it to their TBR list.
Here's our teaser for this week:
It's a delightful feeling to be not yet quite awake, taking a few silent moments to enjoy the fact of not being subject to the laws of work, rubbing your eyes in a display of sympathy for yourself and, when the palpable aroma of hot coffee rises, you finally sit down before your steaming bowl and give a friendly squeeze to the brioche as you tear it apart; then you slowly dip a piece in the bowl of caster sugar in the middle of the table and with your eyes half closed you acknowledge - and no need to tell yourself as much - the bittersweet quality of happiness.

The Gourmet by Muriel Barbery, p. 84

[Editors note: I opted to go with only one sentence today, because, and I'm sure you agree, it's rather enough by itself.]

6 comments:

  1. Perfect description of those wonderful moments where it's just you and your thoughts and no demands on your time. Thanks for sharing!

    Here's my TEASER for this week

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  2. Oh, good gracious -- now I'm drooling! Great teaser!
    Here's my Teaser: Coffee and a Book Chick -- Teaser Tuesday...

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  3. I can just feel the brioche under my fingers. Great teaser.

    My teaser is here.

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  4. Great teaser! My TT from An Artificial Night is here.

    xx,
    E.J.
    From the Shadows

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