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Page 52, sentence 5.

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Elegran Mon 23-Sep-13 22:01:45

It's International Book Week. The Rules: Grab the nearest book to you, turn to page 52, post the fifth sentence as your status. Don't mention the title and share the rules as part of your status.

"I pulled on a pair of cotton gloves and wandered over to the bed, whistling softly through my teeth - a habit that severely tries my husband, friends, and anyone working near me in the library"

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 22:07:05

Are we supposed to guess the title? confused

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 22:08:22

What status? I don't understand...

wisewoman Mon 23-Sep-13 22:10:49

"It was a ticket to leave my worries behind for a while, that is all."

glassortwo Mon 23-Sep-13 22:17:47

"The giggle - sharp enough to make the ears bleed"

annodomini Mon 23-Sep-13 22:22:43

'At the far end, where the remains of the hill curve round like cliffs, with just a small gap giving a glimpse of the agricultural land beyond, there are some tall, gawky structures made of rusting iron.'

moomin Mon 23-Sep-13 22:35:24

"My child," Mr Singh said, "there is much more to love than kisses."

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 22:37:40

'But though all this, I put up a front.'

(Still non the wiser...)

ninathenana Mon 23-Sep-13 22:39:04

He was flanked by a notary bearing a writing tablet and the primicerius, his second-in-command, who whispered something in his ear.

ninathenana Mon 23-Sep-13 22:39:58

Should this be FB status ???

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 22:56:05

Just realised mine sounds as though it's from some cheesy self-help book, which it isn't, but I can't really pretend the first book I have to hand is 'War and Peace' so I think I'll leave this thread to those of you who know what it's about...

glassortwo Mon 23-Sep-13 22:57:40

Just go with the flow nag

glassortwo Mon 23-Sep-13 22:58:10


penguinpaperback Mon 23-Sep-13 22:58:48

To sell, she supposed.

Ana Mon 23-Sep-13 23:02:33

I've gone as far as I'm going, glass! wink

glassortwo Mon 23-Sep-13 23:03:29


Sel Mon 23-Sep-13 23:05:33

"Were you sleeping?"

Utterly confused - is this supposed to encourage reading amongst those who don't?

Aka Mon 23-Sep-13 23:05:54

It was fate.

Sel Mon 23-Sep-13 23:07:08

Perhaps if we add them all together...

Sel Mon 23-Sep-13 23:07:49

Aka yours does sound cheesy grin

Aka Mon 23-Sep-13 23:12:28

It's not the most erudite book I've ever read Sel wink

absent Mon 23-Sep-13 23:42:46

All the books in the room where I am sitting are non-fiction reference books. The nearest one:

A similar position exists in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, although it remains unclear f all the district councils are to become Counties.

The nearest fiction (from another room):
"Well, then, we must bear one another's burdens."

kittylester Tue 24-Sep-13 07:12:42

My current book, Heartbreak Hotel by Deborah Moggach, is blank on page 52!! grin

kittylester Tue 24-Sep-13 07:14:27

Elegran, I expected this to be a jingle thread. sunshine

thatbags Tue 24-Sep-13 07:19:52

No sentences on p52 but this is the fifth whatever from a table:

"Schismatomma, white to warm grey, trees, various, Soredia concolourous or paler and becoming confluent."