Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Teaser Tuesday (27 March)

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish event in which people share tidbits from their current reads. Play along at ShouldBerReading!

"Oh, lord, I am so many things! A scholar, a priest, an eater of cheese, and now I am chaplain to Lord Uhtred, the pagan who slaughters priests. That's what they tell me. I'd be eternally grateful if you refrained from slaughtering me. May I have a servant, please?"

p. 183, Death of Kings. Bernard Cornwell


All this energy, all our lives, boils down to the juxtaposition of two molecules totally out of equilibrium with one another, hydrogen and oxygen: two opposing bodies that conjoin in blissful molecular union, with a copious discharge of energy, leaving nothing but a small, hot puddle of water.

p. 14, Life Ascending: the Ten Great Inventions of Evolution, Nick Lane



3 comments:

  1. I am also reading a Bernard Cornwell book at the moment! It's the first of his I've ever read and I am really enjoying it! I look forward to reading more of his books! Great teaser :)

    Mine is from his book Stonehenge: http://owl-read-it.blogspot.ca/2012/03/teaser-tuesday-5.html

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  2. I enjoyed both your teasers, especially the first one. I'm definitely curious about this many-faceted man.
    My teaser is here: Sandy's Teaser

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  3. Ooh, nice ones :)

    http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2012/03/teaser-tuesday_27.html

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