Teaser Tuesday: Jane Eyre

by Notorious Spinks on 04.05.2011

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

* Grab your current read

* Open to a random page

* Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page either in the comments below or on your own blog (give a link to your blog so we can check it out!)

* BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

* Share the title & author so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

My Teaser:



Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic  wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy: its after-flavour, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.  Willingly would I now have gone and asked Mrs Reed’s pardon; but I knew, partly from experience and partly from  instinct, that was the way to make her repulse me with double scorn, thereby re-exciting every turbulent impulse of my nature.

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
~p. 43

LEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Teaser Tuesdays post, or share your  ‘teasers’ in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog).







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Bluestocking June 20, 2011 at 10:02 pm

I have indeed read Jane Eyre, and seen the movie with Timothy Dalton!!!


Rebecca April 6, 2011 at 1:27 am

I haven’t read this one yet. Really like the teaser though!

Mine’s here: http://www.rebgeo.com/2011/04/guest-blogging-and-teaser-tuesday-4.html


Venus M. April 5, 2011 at 7:08 pm

One of the advantages to growing up in Hollywood in the 1960s was that one was allowed a great deal of latitude as far as weirdness was concerned.
And at my house, weirdness was the order of the day.

Confessions of a Prairie Bitch
How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated
by Alison Arngrim


SenoraG April 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm

Can you believe that I’ve never read Jane Eyre? Actually I’ve not read any Bronte. Yes, I am ashamed. Thanks for a great teaser.


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