Wednesday, 25 September 2013
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Um, not giving us much to work with Hosseini, baby.
So - then.
So - then!
So, then there are many ways to rewrite this all important opening line, but none of them really improve upon the original. So then I'm stumped.
You want a story and I will give you one.
Okay, so then can we hurry it up? Anytime soon, within the next paragraph would be great.
But just the one.
You're losing me. I opened the book, didn't I? So then why are you being such a tease?
Don't either of you ask me for more.
I'll be happy with one if you ever get around to starting!
It's late, and we have a long day of travel ahead of us, Pari, you, and I.
Oh, I get it. So then you aren't talking to me? So then am I supposed to be reading this novel to a three-year old? For some reason, I hear Jiminy Cricket's voice saying these lines. So, then paragraph two starts with:
Once upon a time...
...I stopped reading.