Literary Marie ~ Reader, Reviewer, Copyeditor & Migraineur ~ Literary Chick That Cannot Function Without Fiction
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First Lines Friday is a bookish meme hosted by Literary Marie of Precision Revision. I encourage all of my fellow book bloggers and bookhearts to play along.
Grab your current read(s) for Memorial weekend.
Share the first line(s).
Include the title and author.
"Robert's familiar rap on the door came as I was studying a miniature portrait of myself. The small painting, meant as a parting gift to my beloved, had just been delivered, and I was debating the artist's interpretation. I had to admit that Miss Peale's suggestion to paint my face in profile, and thus avoid the black patch covering my left eye, was a good idea."