I was tagged by Lola!
Pass it on to five other bloggers, and tell them to open the nearest book to page 56. Write out the fifth sentence on that page, and also the next two to five sentences. The CLOSEST BOOK, NOT YOUR FAVORITE, OR MOST INTELLECTUAL!
Ok so the nearest book to me is “Atonement” by Ian McEwan. I started reading it and was liking it but then work glanced sharply in my direction and I’ve had no time to do anything but work and not-sleep.
She had turned her back and was opening the door wide.
“But what was it then?” Cecilia could hear the neediness in her own voice.
Beyond her sister, far beyond the lake, the driveway curved across the park, narrowed and converged over rising ground to a point where a tiny shape, made formless by the warping heat, was growing, and then flickered and seemed to recede. It would be Hardman, who said he was too old to drive a car, bringing the visitors in the trap.
Now I want to continue reading. But I have no time. It’s 2:30 am and I still haven’t started on my bloody spreadsheet. I think I’m just going to blow it off.
Have at it!