Welcome to First Chapter/Intros, hosted by Yvonne @ Socrates Book Reviews. Each week readers post the first paragraph (or 2) of a book we are reading or plan to read soon. I wanted to hold off on this book since it won't be published until September but, when I look at all my book choices, this is the book that is calling my name. What words of wisdom will Lucy Barton leave us with this time?
Like many others, I did not see it coming.
But William is a scientist, and he saw it coming; he saw it sooner than I did, is what I mean.
William is my first husband; we were married for twenty years and we have been divorced for about that long as well. We are friendly, I would see him intermittently; we both were living in New York City, where we came when we first married. But because my (second) husband had died and his (third) wife had left him, I had seen him more this past year.
What do you think - read more of pass? I can't get enough of Elizabeth Strout's books.