Friday, March 18, 2011

Book Beginnings ~ for a queen

Today's quote is from the beginning of Queen of the Underworld, a 2006 novel by Gail Godwin.
"Now I had graduated on this bright June Saturday in 1959 and few were the obstacles left between me and my getaway train to Miami -- obstacles that nevertheless must be cunningly surmounted."
This isn't particularly exciting, but the reason I got the book from the library still held:  Gail Godwin is an excellent writer, and the book would probably draw me in.

This meme is hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages. Share the first sentence or two of the book you are reading. Then, share your impressions of that beginning. Click this link to see what others say about the books they are reading this week.


Katy said...

Yeah, that beginning isn't particularly gripping, but hopefully it picks up.

Thanks for participating in Book Beginnings!

Helen's Book Blog said...

As you may remember, this one is on my TBR shelf and has been for quite a while. I look forward to hearing what you think of it and if I'll like it