Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. If you want to join in grab your current read, flick to a random page, select two sentences (without spoilers) and share them in a blog post or in the comments of A Daily Rhythm.
I have a bit of a confession to make this week, I’ve never read a single book by Charles Dickens. Shocking I know but I’ve decided to rectify the situation by getting in the spirit of the season and reading A Christmas Carol. I’ve just started but couldn’t resist using it for this week’s teaser.
It was a strange figure – like a child: yet not so like a child as like an old man, viewed through some supernatural medium, which gave him the appearance of having receded from the view, and being diminished to a child’s proportions. Its hair, which hung about its neck and down its back, was white as if with age; and yet the face had not a wrinkle in it, and the tenderest bloom was on the skin.
~ page 31
Happy reading everyone.