Teaser Tuesday – August 17, 2021


Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by Ambrosia at The Purple Booker. Here are the rules if you want to play along:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • 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, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

This week’s teaser comes from The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien.

They passed through the ruined tunnel and stood upon a heap of stones, gazing at the dark rock of Orthanc, and its many windows, a menace still in the desolation that lay all about it. The waters had now nearly all subsided. Here and there gloomy pools remained, covered with scum and wreckage; but most of the wide circle was bare again, a wilderness of slime and tumbled rock, pitted with blackened holes, and dotted with posts and pillars leaning drunkenly this way and that.

No one sets a scene like Tolkien. No. One.

Please leave your teasers in comments!

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5 replies

  1. It has been so long since I have read these books. I need to pick them up again!

    Here is my teaser:

  2. Definitely paints a vivid picture. My teaser is from Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. https://razzberrycoloredglasses.blogspot.com/2021/08/teaser-tuesday-velvet-was-night-by.html

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