shing_ (shing_) wrote,

another book meme

Who am I to pass on a meme? Plus, I'm bored at work (when am I *not* bored at work?)

Gacked from bzzinglikeneon

1. Grab the nearest book
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 4 sentences on your LJ along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.

Her hair shone and her dark eyes glittered, and her bare legs gleamed golden in the sunlight.

She smiled. Will very nearly smiled in response, because he was so unused to the sweetness and gentleness a woman could put into a smile, and it unsettled him.

"You're Will", she said in that low, intoxicating voice.

-- The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman

Doesn't that read like a romance novel instead of a children's fantasy? LOL   I read that the movie version of Pullman's Dark Materials Trilogy (of which The Amber Spyglass is book 3) is a go.  Nicole Kidman supposedly has been cast as one of the main characters -- the woman, Mrs Coulter, in the above quote.

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