Titel: A Creature of Moonlight
Författare: Rebecca Hahn
Förlag: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Betyg: 4 av 5
Bokens första mening:
All summer long the villagers have been talking of the woods.
There are things in the wood, things you wouldn’t expect. There’s a laugh behind a tree when nobody’s around to make it. A flash of red from branch to branch, like a spark from a fire, but nothing’s burning.
There’s a woman dressed in green, sitting alone on a log and knitting something out of nothing, out of leaves and grass and berries, out of sunshine. She looks up and she has no eyes. Where her eyes should be, there are lights like tiny suns, and she’s smiling, but I don’t know how because she doesn’t have a mouth like anyone else, not that I can see. There’s just a mist all around her head, and those burning eyes, looking right at me.
I don’t stop to talk to things like that. I used to, once, before I knew Better…
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