Tagged reading

I got tagged by F.G. Nikon  so here it is:

Here are the rules

1. Grab your nearest book.

2. Open the book to page 123.

3. Find the fifth sentence.

4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog along with these instructions.

5. Tag 5 different people.

My book:  Trawler: A Journey through the North Atlantic  by Redmond O'Hanlon

Alister Hardy, as my mother might have said, was "not the marrying kind." (And yes, it's true, I thought, the unleashed or even one-eighth-unleashed subconscious throws up scum and euphemisms and cliches because it deals not in advanced words, but in the primitive power of images, cave-paintings, pictures, rituals, inner photographs clicked by emotions we want to forget.)  "Look Alister,"  his perplexed tutor at Oxford had said to him, "Of course you can solve the small matter of the existence of God one day, but that's for later in your career, dear boy, and you've done so well in your finals, and it's obvious to all of us that you love fish – so how about a doctorate study of plankton, instead?"

Phew!   Those sentences were long……  and the paragraph is still going.

I tag  ClaretKletterman   Karen, Melissa  and WPG

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2 responses

  1. I have only just started reading it – entertaining so far.The back of the book has a review which reads: O'Hanlon doesn't hop on just any boat, he picks the rusting, claustrophobic Norlantean ….. because its captain is crazy enough to head out into a huricane. This, happily, makes Trawler read like The Perfect Storm meets Monty Python……

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