Every Tuesday, I'll be posting the opening paragraph (maybe two) of a book I decided to read based on the opening paragraph (s). Feel free to grab the banner and play along. This week's "intro" is from a book I bought last week.
"He woke up suddenly at 3:00 A.M., dead tired, got dressed, and almost went out without his tie, in slippers. coat collar turned up, like people who walk their dogs late at night or very early in the morning. Then, when he was in the courtyard of the building, where after two months he still couldn't bring himself to feel at home, he glance upward mechanically and realized that he'd forgotten to turn out his light, but he didn't have the energy to climb back up the stairs.
What were they doing, up there in J.K.C's apartment? Was Winnie vomiting yet? Probably. Moaning, at first softly, then more loudly, until at last she burst into an endless fit of tears."
Would you continue reading this one? It is just 158 pages.
(I'm feeling a bit like a voyeur from the intro)