Page 123

Paul Raven, over at the Velcro City Tourist Board, has tagged me with a meme. Here’s what the meme, which ori­gin­ates here, tells me to do:

To par­ti­cip­ate, you grab any book, go to page 123, find the fifth sen­tence, and blog it. Then tag five people.”

So, here goes. This is the fifth sen­tence of page 123 from a book grabbed at ran­dom from my book­shelf:

He asked us where we were going.

This is taken from Eric Newby’s A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, which is a lovely, life-affirm­ing travel book that scared the hell out of me with all its talk of heights.

I’m going to tag: Debra Hamel, Roland Hulme, Petrona, Roger Morris, and Scott Pack.

I can’t res­ist see­ing what’s on magic page 123 of my own nov­el. Here it is:

It killed Shimoda out­right.

Author: Ian Hocking

Writer and psychologist.

8 thoughts on “Page 123”

  1. Not that you tagged me, but I did this any­way, Ian. The ‘sen­tence’ I got was “Nothing.” from EV Seymour’s The Last Exile.

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