En smakebit på søndag #10: Hunger

En smakebit på søndag er et konsept jeg har lånt fra Ladybug på Flukten fra virkeligheten. Alt du trenger å gjøre er å slå opp i boka du leser nå og velge ut noen setninger du synes passer – uten at de avslører for mye av handlingen – før du legger dem ut på bloggen din og legger igjen ei lenke i innlegget til Ladybug. På denne måten kan vi klikke oss fra smakebit til smakebit, og kanskje oppdage nye skatter?


Nå leser jeg bok 2 i Gone-serien av Michael Grant. Vi følger noen av personene fra bok 1 videre etter at alle over fylte 15 har forsvunnet på mystisk vis. Byen er fortsatt omgitt av en barriere, aka The FAYZ, og beboerne begynner å preges av sult. Flere og flere utvikler forskjellige krefter – dette gjelder også dyrene. Dagens smakebit er fra side 9; denne boka starter med et brak:

E.Z. came staggering wildly towards Sam, walking as if he were being electrocuted, jerking, flailing like some crazy puppet with half its strings cut.
Three, four feet away – a long arm-stretch away – Sam saw the worm erupt from the skin of E.Z.’s throat.
And then another from his jaw, just in front of his ear.
E.Z., no longer screaming, sagged to the ground, just sat there limp, crossed legged.
‘Help me,’ E.Z. whispered. ‘Sam…’
E.Z.’s eyes were on Sam. Pleading. Fading. Then just staring, blank.

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4 Responses to “En smakebit på søndag #10: Hunger”


  1. 1 siljeblomst juli 10, 2011, kl. 12:24

    Skremmende smakebit! Er det en bra serie?

    • 2 Julie juli 10, 2011, kl. 12:34

      Tja, jeg likte eneren godt nok til å fortsette på toeren, så den har i allefall potensiale. Forfatteren skriver godt, og det er ganske spennende! 🙂

  2. 3 Nina C. juli 10, 2011, kl. 14:23

    Virker som en spennende bokserie:) Hva slags sjanger faller denne bokserienen innenfor:) ?


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