I have seen this meme played before and thought about introducing it here, but simply haven’t found the time. Now that I have been tagged, the time has found me.
The rules state that you open your current read to page 123, locate the 5th sentence and write the three that follow:
“Maybe we…” Should befriend her, was the unfinished thought.
“Never,” telepathic Jane responded. “She was just too fucking smug, if you ask me, being Mrs. Minister, sitting there like Greer Garson behind the coffee urn, snuggling up to all the old ladies, you should have seen her breeze in and out of that church during our rehearsals,” she said, “I shouldn’t take such satisfaction in another woman’s comeuppance, but I do.”
The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
And now I wonder if any of my dear readers would like to add their reads? Or blog this meme on their own site?
It is unfortunate – or maybe not – that it wasn’t page 122. Smut. Nothing but smut. It’s a book about the ’60’s though, so what can one expect? The passage above though is quite interesting, don’t you think?