Thursday, June 23, 2011

Theme Thursday

Kavyen at Reading Between Pages hosts Theme Thursday. Anyone can participate. The rules are simple:

•A theme will be posted each week
•Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are reading
•Mention the author and the title of the book along with your post
•It is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word).

This week's theme is Male Person (father, grandfather, brother, etc.)

"Soon after the picture was taken, her brother and her father fought. Again. By the time Robert was twelve, they were fighting often. This one was particularly nasty because it marked the first time that her brother had physically tried to intervene in one of their parents' venomous little spats."
~p. 120, "The Double Bind" by Chris Bohjalian


  1. Hate family feuding. There is so much more to life.

  2. A family fight and children getting involved to sort things. I don't like the way this is going.

  3. Oh dear, this doesn't sound very pleasant - but perfect for this week's theme! Fortunately, I've never known my brother and father to fight.

  4. Great choice for the theme - children caught up in family violence is so sad.

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  6. +JMJ+

    If I had to choose between the two male persons in this snippet, I'd side with the brother. The father must be really awful to have his son start fighting him at such a young age as twelve.