Every Tuesday, I'll be posting the opening paragraph (sometimes maybe a few) 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 selection is another book I've been curious about.
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats; Jan-Philipp Sendker
Other Press - January 2012
" THE OLD MAN'S eyes struck me first. They rested deep in their sockets, and he seemed unable to take them off me. Granted, everyone in the tea house was staring at me more or less unabashedly, but he was the most brazen. As if I were some exotic creature he'd never seen before.
Have you read this one? Would you keep reading?