Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

- Grab your current read
- Open to a random page
- Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
- BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

"Now, you can't buy a village with that; that is, you might buy it, perhaps, if you were to add fourty thousand from the French king. Well, so he took refuge in the Revel hostelry, at a rouble a day: the dinner consisted of cabbage soup, and a scrap of a scrap of roast beef..."

- p. 213, Dead Souls by Nicolai Gogol


  1. I read this for college years ago but I don't remember any of it.

  2. the title and the teaser work well together to really make me wonder what this book is about. nicely done. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  3. A name I have not seen in a long time. Wonderful choice in author, book and teaser. My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/05/teaser-tuesdays-wrecker.html

  4. Interesting teaser but I'm not sure I'd have the patience to read a whole book written like this!
    Mine: http://iousex.blogspot.com

  5. Classic! Thanks for the teaser. If you get a chance, mine is here.

  6. Great Tease!!

    Here's mine: