Thursday, March 17, 2011

Third Sentence Thursday (3)

Third Sentence Thursday

Third Sentence Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Sniffly Kitty's Mostly Books for beating back the forces of OTHER sentences!

1) Take the book you are reading now and post the third sentence
2) Review this sentence anyway you want (funny and silly reviews encouraged)
3) Post a link to your sentence in the comments

This week, my third sentence comes from A World I Never Made by James LePore:

A World I Never Made

She was fourteen or so, selling flowers on the Street of Flowers, and had the look of a young Madonna.

Do we have a Street of Flowers in the States?  Is this in another country?  Is the author referring to Madonna the singer or the Virgin Mary?  Why is the author even mentioning the girl selling flowers?  Is she a vital part of the story to come?  I am intrigued and want to know more ...

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