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Teaser Tuesday: The Underground Railroad


• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• On your blog or other social media, share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday. Post a link at www.ThePurpleBooker.com/ as a response to the week's Teaser Tuesday.

Currently I'm reading Colson Whitehead's alternate history novel, The Underground Railroad. My teaser is from page 235, where the character is thinking about the book Gulliver's Travels.


"The white man in the book, Gulliver, roved from peril to peril, each new island a new predicament to solve before he could return home. That was the man's real trouble, not the savage and uncanny civilizations he encountered — he kept forgetting what he had."

― The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead

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