TUESDAY SPARKS: “THE LONDON TRAIN”

73586486354d2bbd3c764702efd65129Author Laurel-Rain Snow joins a meme I also do on Tuesdays — First Chapter, First Paragraph & Tuesday Teaser. Her write-up about The London Train caught my eye this week and so I’m sharing it here with you for my Sunday Reblog.  I’ll let her tell you all about it.  You might want to check out the rest of her site while you’re there and look at reviews of some of the books she has authored.  Enjoy!

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Books & fairytales - TUESDAY EXCERPTS

Welcome to another Tuesday celebrating bookish events, First Chapter/Intros,hosted byBibliophile by the Sea; and Teaser Tuesdayshosted by Books & a Beat.

Today’s release is a book I discovered recently:  The London Train, by Tessa Hadley.

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Intro:  By the time Paul got to the Home, the undertakers had already removed his mother’s body.  He protested at this, it seemed done in indecent haste.  He had set out as soon as they telephoned him; surely they could have waited the three or four hours it had taken him to get there (the traffic had been heavy on the M5).  Mrs. Phipps, the owner of the Home, guided him into her office, where whatever scene he might make wouldn’t upset the other residents.  She was petite, vivacious, brown-skinned, with traces of a South African accent; he didn’t dislike her, he thought she ran the Home to a good standard…

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Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.
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