09 December 2016

Book Beginnings #26

For Book Beginnings, Rose City Reader invites us to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.

I am currently reading Bertie's Gift by Hannah Coates.

'Wheeee!' I launch myself across the wet kitchen lino on my rump for the seventh time. The world spins brilliantly with my body, and my ears begin to lift. 'Look at me, Molly, I'm skating.'

A Christmas story from the perspective of a Beagle? Colour me intrigued.

I've read a lot of books by this author writing under various pen-names, so I have very high hopes. I'm a little unsure to start with, because I know that the perspective will be a bit weird, but at the same time I' quite excited to be reading something so different. I don't think I've read anything from the perspective of an animal since I was thirteen, reading Animals of Farthing Wood.

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