“Enter Three Witches”

imageLady Macbeth

Another “Mama’s losin’ it” challenge:

 1.) Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page and share two “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.

“He was sick with shame.  How many stupid things could he do all in a row?  He couldn’t ride a horse, couldn’t pull a sword, couldn’t kill a man, couldn’t tell the truth, couldn’t turn down a reward falsely given, and couldn’t even say a kind word to a desperate girl but had to laugh at Lady Mary and make things worse.  And then to charge into a barn and find that he’d tried to knife an owl! 

And Prince Malcom had seen and had to save that poor woman, Ildred.”  (p. 93 Enter Three Witches)

image O.k., that was a little more than two sentences.  I just finished Enter Three Witches by Caroline B. Cooney and found it very entertaining and clever in its retelling, or new perspective, of the play and tale of Macbeth.  “Out, damned spot!”  It’s definitely more than a tale of difficult laundry!

Comments

Heatherlyn said…
The passage does sound interesting!
I always love a new book to read. Thanks for this recommendation!
Brenny said…
Great teaser -- I totally want to read the book now!
Unknown Mami said…
Hmmm. Sounds interesting. As I was reading the teaser I thought, sounds like Macbeth.
Jayne said…
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Jayne said…
What a coincidence! I just started reading this yesterday!
kisatrtle said…
the passage has ignited by curiosity.
Holly and Kevin said…
I need a book to read.

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