Teaser Tuesday – The Return of The King

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Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  1. Grab your current read
  2. Open to a random page
  3. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  4. 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!)
  5. Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

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I’m still reading  The Return of The King by J.R.R Tolkien. Will finish it somewhere this week. Been very busy lately.

My teaser is from page 262

Faramir said: ‘ Do not scorn pity that is gift of a gentle heart, Éowyn! But I do not offer you my pity. For you are a lady high and valiant and have yourself won renown that shall not be forgotten; and you  are a lady beautiful, I deem, beyond even the words of the Elven-tongue to tell. And I love you. Once I pitied your sorrow. But now, were you sorrowless, without fear or any lack, were you blissful Queen of Gondor, still I would love you. Éowyn do you not love me?’

Looking forward  to read your teasers 🙂

37 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesday – The Return of The King

  1. I do love the movies so. I should find myself reading the books.

    Please do come by and visit, I do love visitors as everyone does.   This week i am featuring Beautiful Creatures and Beautiful Darkness which will be concluding with a giveaway in Friday.  The Mad Scientist will also be hosting a new 2011 reading challenge. Sign up if you find it worthy.

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  2. So beautiful!!! It has been years since LOTR, and perhaps I ‘ll do a re-read next year for a challenge.
    My teaser is from a favorite series which I am re-reading in parts:
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  3. Here is my teaser from Out of Touch by Brandon Tietz (Page vii):

    I used to be the kind of guy that would have no problem reading Playboy or Hustler on an airplane, but that me in “the before,” and nearly everything has changed since that time in my life a little over a year ago.

    This is not a coming of age story.

    If that’s what you’re wanting then I suggest you put this down and read something else: something with a happy ending. Like Penthouse.

    Or: the funny pages.

    This is me giving you your official warning.

    Because where this goes, you might not be ready for.

    1. Yes, that will be my focus on my comparison post. People who haven’t read the book will never know the love between these two people.

      I don’t know what’s wrong, but I can’t see your blog 😦

      1. Ohhhh thank you for choosing this one for your teaser, Nov. Wow, after reading that I REALLY wish they had included some of that romance between Faramir & Eowyn… I mean, I’d rather see even 5 minutes of that than the seemingly-endless goodbye scenes at the end. That is such a beautiful love declaration from one of my fave characters in the story.

        1. You’re welcome Ruth 🙂
          I was waiting for that scene to appear too when I watched the movie…but too bad they erase it…and there is no indication that Faramir and Eowyn ended up as a couple.
          There are so many things I’m going to highlight in my comparison

  4. This ia a very elegant + formal love declaration and I really like it. Still have to read the 3rd part in this series!
    Here is my Teaser!

    And don’t forget to check out my giveaway. You can choose 1 out of 6 2011 release novels to pre-order. It ends Jan 3rd and is open internationally. Just click…HERE!

    1. I have never read the translated version because the English one is TOO beautiful to be translated. I don’t have e-book reader 🙂
      Hehe most of my book collections are original books…they are expensive but love knows no boundary 😉

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