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Där får du många spännande boktitlar att kika närmare på.
En av de böcker jag läser just nu är The 24-hour café av Libby Page
Titeln är länkad till förlaget där du kan läsa mer om den nyutkomna boken.
“On the street, a dustbin lorry is parked with flashing hazard lights. Four men in dark green trousers and fluorescent jackets jog up and down this stretch of road, grabbing full bags from the pavement and slinging them into the mouth of the dustcart. There is something graceful about their actions: the lightfooted running to keep up with the lorry as it slowly moves down the road and the ease with which they seem to swing the bags.”
“On the corner she chose to turn to the right, which took her onto a wider street with more shops. Outside one, a furniture shop, she stood close up to the window, her breath fogging the glass as she looked inside at the neat beds piled with cushions and the desks arranged with just the right number of books an pen pots. If she could have melted through the glass and into the perfect interior she would have done. Taken her shoes off, placed them neatly on the rug and curled up in the middle of the pristine, impersonal living room set. Devoid of any detritus of life: a blank, a new start.”