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Teaser Tuesday- Memoirs of a Geisha

10 Jun

Taking a small break from A Song of Ice and Fire this week to re-read Arthur Golden’s wonderful ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ for Teaser Tuesday- enjoy! 

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author too so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers! 🙂

‘You can imagine how shocked I was when I saw them; for there, on the other side of the table, was the one woman I would have given anything to avoid. It was Hatsumono, smiling at me, and beside her sat Pumpkin’. 

Book: Memoirs of a Geisha

Author: Arthur Holden

Edition: Paperback

Number of pages: 493

Source: Gift/donation

Genre: Romance, History, Buildingsroman

Memoirs of a Geisha Published: Vintage Books Date Published: 1997 (Vintage: 2005)

Memoirs of a Geisha
Published: Vintage Books
Date Published: 1997 (Vintage: 2005)

Phoenixflames12 xxxx 🙂

 

 

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3 responses to “Teaser Tuesday- Memoirs of a Geisha

  1. Claudia {SparrowHawk}

    June 10, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    The scene you are sharing sounds tense! I’ve never read the book, just saw the movie, and since I saw the movie years ago lol I’m curious as to who is Pumpkin!

     
    • phoenixflames12

      June 10, 2014 at 2:49 pm

      Pumpkin is Chiyo/Sayuri’s friend in their oikya- they’re both apprentice geisha’s and she’s adorably written by Golden! I’ve never seen the movie but I really want to- just read the book countless times! Do read the book if you can- it’s wonderful!
      Phoenixflames12 xxx

       
      • Claudia {SparrowHawk}

        June 10, 2014 at 2:55 pm

        I totally will! I’m trying to achieve my Book to Movie challenge goal and this book would counts since a movie was made; thanks! 🙂

         

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