Page 161 Meme

Tara and Nan have posted a little meme, which I thought I’™d do as well.

Open up the book you’™re currently reading to page 161 and read the sixth sentence on the page, then think of 5 bloggers to tag.

I’™m currently reading My Cleaner by Maggie Gee and the sixth sentence on page 161 is:

‘˜Vanessa – I think I will not cook on Sunday.’™

Vanessa an English creative writing tutor, has asked Mary, a Ugandan, who was previously employed as Vanessa’™s cleaner, to live with her to help her son Justin through a ‘depression’. The balance of power in the house is changing and here Mary tells Vanessa what she will and will not do. I’™m enjoying this book, which reflects the prejudices and snobbery in our society.

I won’™t tag anyone else to do this as maybe you’™ve already done it. If not and you would like to do this please do, and let me know. I love knowing what people are reading.

6 thoughts on “Page 161 Meme”

  1. OK – I’m not up to page 161 in Ian Rankin’s ‘A Good Hanging’ yet, but the sentence is:”The constable shrugged”. I’ll have to wait and see what it’s all about!

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  2. That sentence seems to encapsulate the theme of the book. Isn’t that amazing?! It made me laugh. This is a relationship that is fascinating; the idea of someone coming into one’s house who isn’t a friend, and who is left alone there to work among one’s personal things.

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  3. And to David, I really, really must begin reading Rankin. Alexander McCall Smith mentions stopping by his house in Edinburgh in one of his fictional books.

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