First chapter, first paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.
This is a new author for me and I’m excited about reading his book. I heard about it last week on Teaser Tuesday and it really captured my imagination. Here’s first chapter, first paragraph:
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Dr. Strauss says I shoud rite down what I think and remembir and evrey thing that happins to me from now on. I dont no why but he says its importint so they will see if they can use me. I hope they use me becaus Mss Kinnian says mabye they can make me smart. I want to be smart. My name is Charlie Gordon I werk in Donners bakery where Mr Donner gives me 11 dollers a week and bred or cake if I want. I am 32 yeres old and next munth is my brithday. I tolld dr Strauss and perfesser Nemur I cant rite good but he says it dont matter he says I shud rite just like I talk and like I rite compushishens in Miss Kinnians class at the beekmin collidge center rof retarted adults where I go to lern 3 times a week on my time off. Dr. Strauss says to rite a lot evrything I think and evrything that happins to me but I cant think anymor because I have nothing to rite so I will close for today. . .yrs truly Charlie Gordon.
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Here’s my teaser from p.165 of the same book:
Talking all this out makes me feel a lot better — even a little silly. I don’t really know why I got so upset, or what I’m doing on a jet heading back to New York with Algernon in a shoebox under the seat.
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