23/5 Exquisite Corpse

Via Language Log op een interessante variant op de page 23, 5th sentence meme gestoten. Ipv slechts 1 boek, pak je uit dichtsbijzijnde stapel 6 tot 10 boeken, en haal je daar telkens de vijfde zin op de 23e pagina uit, en die rangschik je in een verhaaltje.

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Dit komt uit de stapel boeken naast mijn bed:

The owner comes through to tell me the second range is ready, and we move through.1 Outside of those narrow water-lanes, upon which everyone travelled, it was all darkness.2 We were led to them, step by step, as if the evidence we accumulated had a mind of its own, was directing us of its own accord.3

Godfrey: “Tortured?”4

They graze the back of his knees as they bank around his husky columnar body.5 He’d been particularly pleased with Manchester.6

1 Michael Palin, Hemmingway Adventure
2 McSweeney’s Mammoth treasury of Thrilling Tales
3 Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, Henry Lincoln, The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail
4 Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver
5 Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon
6 Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Good Omens