Some of Bev's Favorite Quotes...

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Theme Thursday: Sound/Music

Hosted by Reading Between the Pages

*A theme will be posted each week on Thursday
*Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from your current book that features the theme
*Post it and don't forget to mention the author and title of the book
*Event is open for the whole week
*Link back to Reading Between the Pages

This week's theme is Feeling (Happiness, Sadness, Surprise, etc).

Here's mine from March Violets by Philip Kerr (p.

"Do you like jazz?" she said, changing the subject. "Oh, it's all right, it's not negro jazz. I love it, don't you?" Only non-negro jazz is permitted in Germany now, but I often wonder how they can tell the difference.

"I like any kind of jazz," I said. She wound up the gramophone and put the needle into the groove. It was a nice relaxed sort of piece with a strong clarinet and a saxophonist who could have led a company of Italians across no man's land in a ba


kavyen said...

Lol, I like the way the sentence ends.. :) "who could have led a company of Italians across no man's land in a barrage." Nice choice this week again Bev.

A Simple Love of Reading said...

Thanks for stopping by! I love jazz, great pick this week!

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I'm a jazz lover, too. Thanks for sharing this excerpt...and for visiting my blog.

Vicki said...

I love jazz too!
Here's Mine

Cat said...

Perfect choice - something very special about great jazz.

Cristina said...

Oh I love your choice - it was perfect!
Still windy out here so I was afraid I wouldn't get in this week. I am trying to post as much as I can in case the power goes down again. Thanks for dropping by my blog and leaving your comment I needed it.

Yvonne said...

Good choice! Interesting cover.

Tasha said...

Who doesn't love jazz? Great choice for your sound theme. Hope you enjoy your book:)