Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jen at Books and A Beat. 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!
Firstly, let’s take some time to appreciate how creepy this cover is. What is it with dolls? Why are they so freaky? Can we not have them on book covers anymore? So many irrelevant questions. On to the book.
This is the first book by Henry James I’ve ever read (yes, I’m very late to the party) and I’m really digging it so far. Probably my favourite part has been the prologue – it sets up a really spooky creepy story and builds loads of suspense in only a few pages. Hopefully I haven’t set my expectations too high for the rest of the book. I’m really excited to see what shenanigans the two children (who sound like they have the looks to be in The Village of the Damned) get up to. Here are some sentences :