Teaser Tuesday: December 9

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Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly book meme originally featured at Should Be Reading. To participate, just open the book you are currently reading to a random page, and choose two ‘teaser’ sentences from somewhere on that page. (no spoilers!)

I came across this book un my uni years, but I was just too swamped with required readings for my courses to get into it, so I am glad that I have picked it up again because so far it has been a pleasant read. Nothing like her Harry Potter series in terms of genre, but in my opinion she has transitioned really well. I feel that it really demonstrates her flexibility in literature genres. It’s written through the perspective of a handful of characters who interact with each other at various stages as they all live in the fictional town of Pagford.

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“There, in his poky office, Simon Price gazed covetously on a vacancy among the ranks of insiders to a place where cash was now trickling down onto an empty chair with no lap waiting to catch it.” (56)

Have you read any of Rowling’s books aside from the Potter series?

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3 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesday: December 9

    • It’s very different to Harry Potter but not bad overall. Got a little bit too slow for me plot wise and too much about the psychology of the characters. Her Cuckoo’s Calling detective novel was much better in my opinion!

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