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!
I requested Shining: The Story of A Lucky Man a while back on NetGalley and then promptly forgot about it because it wasn’t downloaded via Kindle (like all my other NetGalley reads). With the current refugee situation in Europe it’s a very relevant read, and an important one in terms of putting a face to an at times faceless humanitarian crisis.
I started reading it this morning on the train and so far it’s pretty good. I’m hesitant to describe the book as ‘enjoyable’, even in these early of stages of reading, as it’s the biography of a Somalian refugee. What I will say is that I can see that Abdi Aden is a wonderful human being – even after only reading a couple of chapters. Now, the teaser sentences: