Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Teaser Tuesday - 8th November



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!
The garden featured groups of flowing, asymmetrical flower-beds, winding walks and an axial view leading to a Temple of Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers, all planted 'with a poet's feeling and a painter's eye'. Upon his return from France that autumn, the Earl was said to have been 'disgusted' by the garden's faded state, comparing it unfavourably with the year-round elegance of formal gardens (as live an issue today as it was then, with proponents still on both sides).
Probably a last teaser from Katherine Swift's The Morville Hours, a gentle placid book but still with lots of interest even for a non-gardener!

2 comments:

Jessica G. said...

Intriguing! And I know nothing about gardens…
Here's mine: http://duckduckcow.blogspot.com/2011/11/teaser-tuesday-good-omens.html

LibrarySnake said...

Very pretty :)

Here's mine:
http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2011/11/teaser-tuesdays_08.html