Christopher Barzak
Meditations in an Emergency

That sentence thingy
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Following the recent meme via Ms. Bond and Heather.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions

"He's a regular Tartar, is Dad, but then you know what scholars are--inhuman."

From Evelyn Waugh's "Decline and Fall"

If you haven't read Evelyn before, you must. He's hilarious and, depending on the book, sometimes awfully sad. I loved "Brideshead Revisited" although I hear from others that it isn't his best book. But I certainly loved it.

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