Teaser Tuesday: Sarah Hall’s Haweswater

TEASER TUESDAYS is hosted by MizB at Should be Reading. The idea is to share a couple of “teaser” sentences from a random page in your current read. I just started Sarah Hall’s novel Haweswater, which won the 2003 Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best First Book.  I always choose my teaser from pages I’ve already read, and this one takes place right at the beginning.  Here’s my teaser — can you guess what’s happening?

On the bed she fought with her own body, with God, with nature, unmaking herself.  This was what her husband could not bear.

page 3, Haweswater, by Sarah Hall

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