Friday, March 26, 2010

The Friday 56, Shades of Grey

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of Storytime With Tonya and Friends.
*Post a link along with your post back to Storytime With Tonya and Friends.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

This week's book is Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde. It is very different from his Thursday Next and Nursery Crime novels but you can still see his wit.

The sentence:

"What does it mean?"

"I don't know," she replied, "but it might describe you."

They are discussing an insulting term that has apparently become obsolete in the grey future that they inhabit. The future is actually without a lot of things besides color that I really wouldn't want to be without. Not to mention the killer swans.

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