Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros sharing the first paragraph, maybe two, of a book that I'm reading or plan to read soon. (There seem very few novels these days with seniors as main characters so I decided to give this one a try).
Midwinter Break; Bernard MacLaverty
W.W. Norton - 2017
In the bathroom Stella was getting ready for bed. Gerry Had left the shaving mirror at the magnifying face and she was examining her eyebrows. She licked the tip of her index finger and smoothed both of them. Then turned to her eyelids. She was sick of it all -- the circles of cotton wool, the boiled and sterilized water in the saucer, the ointments, the waste bin full of cotton buds."