Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Teaser Tuesday - Feb 7

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 students wore white t-shirts with the words Juifs Contre la Guerre across their chests. They we talking, laughing, leaning on their signs.
from Alexander Maksik's You Deserve Nothing. This is our book group book of the month - and I've just finished it! It was a book I gradually went off as it progressed, the Guardian review highlights some of the shortcomings, sub-Camus - I'd forgotten that the woman in 'Etranger' is also called Marie, by the time we had the tale of the dark days of the French police under Papon and the Algerian Massacre I was feeling emotionally manipulated and then after a bit of digging I found this tale relating to the background of the book (don't follow that link if you want to read the book with an open mind!). If you have followed it - then my summary can't be separated from those events.

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