Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Word of the Week: Dirge and Weekly 100 Words

This is one of my favorite poems. You can listen to it from "Four Weddings and a Funeral" here.

Here are my 100 words from The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman p97:

          He was proud of what the paper had become but sorry to read it here in his mansion and not in the office, among his staff. He had not visited Corso Vittorio in weeks. He'd told Betty and Leo that he was traveling in the United States; he'd told his family in Atlanta that he was on the road in Italy. The only travel he did, however, was to clinics in London and Geneva.
          His symptoms had been worsening for months: blood, pain, exhaustion. He came to despise his bathroom in the mansion, all the intimate revulsions awaiting him there....
This meme is hosted by Ruthi at Ruthi Reads!  The object is simple:  share exactly 100 words from the book you are currently reading, and no spoilers!  Be sure to include your book's title, author, and page number in your post.  Head over to Ruthi's site and add your link to your book!  Happy Reading!

1 comment:

  1. And those whom he loves and to whom he lied have no clue as to the matter. Oh my, I must wonder why!

    As always, Stephanie, a great WoW 100 word share!



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