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Friday 56, 7-Nov-2014

7 Nov

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 56 hosted by Freda on Freda’s Voice. Head on over there and check out the other participating blogs. The community has been really great and I’m excited to jump in!

Friday 56

The way this meme works is pretty simple. If you want to join in, head over to Freda’s blog and add your link.

Rules:
*Grab a book, any book (I grab the one I’m currently reading)
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.

I just started a new title, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri and I’m not even on page 56 yet. I really hope reading this page doesn’t give too much away! Here’s the quote I chose:

His parents have told him that at school, instead of being called Gogol, he will be called by a new name, a good name, which his parents have finally decided on, just in time for him to begin his formal education.

I don’t think this gives away too much because I think this will be a major sticking point in the novel. I’m only as far as Gogol’s birth but I figured that he would be the title character, the namesake. I’m curious what the reason for a name change is. This book has come highly recommended and I’m pumped to keep reading.

Until next time, write on.

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