Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share two sentences from that page. But make sure you don’t share any spoilers!
This week I’m reading Tristano Dies: A Life by Antonio Tabucchi (translated by Elizabeth Harris). I’m really into obscure translated books of late, mostly due to the fact that there are some really good ones available on NetGalley from publishers like Pushkin Press, and Archipelago (who happen to be the publishers of Tristano Dies).
I usually find translated books a little bit difficult to get into in the early pages, but once I settle into the narrative they always end up being amazing. Tristano Dies has definitely been hard for me to get into so far, but I’m hoping that it will get easier the more I read; it definitely has potential. Now, here are the teaser sentences: