Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Teaser Tuesday - 20/21 April

(yes, it's a day late!)


Teaser Tuesday

The rules are:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) 'teaser' sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title and author of the book that you’re getting your 'teaser' from .. that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given!
'I wish now I had not told you about Sybil Vane.'
'You could not have helped telling me, Dorian. All through your life you will tell me everything you do.'
As you'll see from the previous post, I've been away, on my return drive I was listening to the completely ridiculous (and wonderfully amusing) Portrait of Florian Thrust (an ancient Round the Horne program from 1966 - I've been trying to find the script for that episode to link to but, so far, I've failed). From that sketch it seemed a natural consequence to re-read Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. I picked up my copy for 3p(!) from Bowes & Bowes in Bradford in the 1980's and I don't think I've read it since then...

2 comments:

Laura Toepfer said...

I haven't read that book in ages. What fun.

Jessica said...

Ah Dorian Gray! I can't remember the last time I picked that book up. I think I should. Thanks for the great teaser!

Here's my TT Post if you'd like to stop by!