Teaser Tuesday (June 1)
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
- Grab your current read
- Open to a random page
- Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
- BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!
- Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
I’m a little late starting this one – it was supposed to be for last month’s GLBT mini challenge. Oh well! Better late than never.
As Dr. Hexler’s X-ray machine continued to clang, Greta pressed her forehead against the black glass window. Maybe she’d been wrong; maybe her husband didn’t need to see a doctor. She wondered if she should have listened to his protests.
On the other side of the glass, Einar was lying strapped to the trolley. He looked beautiful, with his eyes closed, his skin a soft grey through the glass. The small mound of his nose rose up from his face. “Are you sure he’s comfortable?” she asked Dr. Hexler.
“For the most part.”
— p.110, The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff