Teaser Tuesdays: Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just open your current read to a random page and share a few sentences. Be careful not to include spoilers!

I’ve only just started this one, but this line struck me immediately.

New Orleans was a little like England. People were comfortable with class distinctions.

These two sentences are very expressive. I’m not your #1 expert on New Orleans or anything, but I live just 5-6 hours away and have been a number of times; I love the city and Katrina has certainly affected me and all Houstonians. With my moderate level of New Orleans knowledge, I see what she’s driving at here. I like this book so far.

What are you reading?

6 Responses

  1. I’ve only been to New Orleans once and I loved it. I wish I could visit it more. Such a writer’s paradise.

  2. This does sound intriguing. I hope the story continues well for you. My teasers are from The Cowboy Takes a Bride by Lori Wilde and Spellcaster by Cara Lynn Shultz. Happy reading!

  3. Interesting observation. I’ve only been to New Orleans once, but it left an impression on me. I loved the food, but not so much the party atmosphere. Plus, it basically smelled like a dumpster (at least the parts we visited). Thanks for sharing. My teaser is here.

    • Hi Julie, yea, you have to work to get out of the French Quarter to improve that experience. I know exactly what you mean. The dumpster smell and party atmosphere are not the best points of NOLA, and they’re right at the forefront unfortunately. There’s a lot more there. If you ever make it back, try the Garden District and/or a guided tour of some sort maybe.

  4. […] right, you’re getting a repeat today. I teased you from this book two weeks ago, but this passage was too funny to me to skip. Enjoy. The black alligator purse had been […]

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