Teaser Tuesday: Treasure Island

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Hosted by A Daily Rhythm, Teaser Tuesday is a bookish meme meant to highlight passages from books you are currently reading.

Here are the rules (as described by A Daily Rhythm):

  • 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!

I have just started reading Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. This book is currently feeding my pirate obsession at the moment. After watching Black Sails, all I wanted to do was get my hands on more pirate tales. What better way to go then with characters that are being portrayed on the show?

So, here’s my teaser:

Though I had lived by the shore all my life, I seemed never to have been near the sea till then. The smell of tar and salt was something new. I saw the most wonderful figureheads, that had all been far over the ocean. I saw, besides, many old sailors, with rings in their ears, and whiskers curled in ringlets, and tarry pigtails, and their swaggering, clumsy sea-walk; and if I had seen as many kings or archbishops I could not have been more delighted.

Did this get you excited for Treasure Island? Then sail away on the open seas with daring adventure and hunt a grand prize!

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