Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Teaser Tuesdays (10)

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 "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
Be careful not to include spoilers!
- Share the title and author, too.

Book: Reading Lolita in Tehran
Author: Azar Nafisi
"I have asked you to imagine us, to imagine us in the act of reading Lolita in Tehran: a novel about a man who, in order to possess and captivate a twelve-year-old girl, indirectly causes the death of her mother, Carlotte, and keeps her as his little mistress for two years. Are you bewildered? Why Lolita? Why Lolita in Tehran?"

11 comments:

Sara said...

Oh wow! Awesome teaser Emidy! I hope you're enjoying this one, I can't wait for your review :D

Christina T said...

Fantastic teaser! I've heard this is really good. I hope you enjoy it.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Whoa. Wow.

Dana said...

Great teaser! Hope you're enjoying it!

Nymeth said...

I could imagine them perfectly :)

Jessica said...

I havent heard of this one but it certainly sound intreging!

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I cant wait to read this one! It is on my shelf.

Aths said...

I just won this one last week! I can't wait to read this. That teaser definitely intrigued me!

Emidy said...

Sara - Thanks, I am enjoying it!

Christina - Yep, it's supposed to be a good one. Thank you!

Juju - :D

Dana - Thanks, I like it too!

Nymeth - Oh, so can I. I feel like I know all the characters.

Jessica - Glad to have shown it to you!

Sheila - Great! You should start it soon.

Aths - Awesome! I'm curious to see what you think of it.

Justine said...

Whoa. This sounds like a good book. I think I should read it...Hehe. Looking forward for your review!

Medeia Sharif said...

I have this book. I can't wait to read it.