Friday, March 19, 2010

The Friday 56 - A Dirty Job

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions
on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog.
Post a link along with your post back to Story Time with Tonya and Friends.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

Happy Friday!
Today the CLOSEST book is right here on my coffee table:

"A Dirty Job" by Christopher Moore

Ok so page 56 starts with a really long sentence fragment so I will count that as the first sentence. So here it is, my Friday 56:

"The dogs arfed a frantic barking salvo at the avian intruders and Charlie put so much body English into wiggling the key in the lock that he felt an atrophied dancing muscle tear in his hip."

I really enjoyed reading this book. It's pretty funny and I enjoy Christopher Moore's writing style.

Thanks for reading!


dArLyN said...

Haha..That really is funny.. =)

actually this is my 1st time visiting your's nice =)

Bonnie said...

The dog arfed - I like that!

Thanks for visiting my blog. I saw this book at Costco and didn't pick it up thinking I'd get it later. When I went back there weren't any left!

Hope you have a great weekend.


Juju at Tales of said...

Interesting. I haven't heard of this one. Thanks for popping by my blog.

Sweet Vernal Zephyr said...

Wow! Is every sentence like that?

Miranda ~ SweetVernal Zephyr