Teaser Tuesday

This teaser is from the part where the girls´ grandfather is supposed to teach them from the bible, he has been admonished by his daughter-in-law not to let them grow up only on his pagan tales:

“`And so lasses, there stands Jesus on the mount, all the world below Him, Lucifer leering at His side,´ says Oupa theatrically. `” All this could be yours forever, if you´ll just kneel down and worship me” he tries to tempt Jesus once more.

`But Jesus- though He be weak and hungry from his forty days and forty nights in the desert- rises up,´ and Oupa´s voice is quivering now, `And He says unto the Prince of Darkness, “Never, Satan! Never! Now get thee hence!” And then He punches the Devil right in the guts and hurls him off the mountain, and the Devil is smashed to a bloody pulp on the rocks below.´”

(Lauren Liebenberg: The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam. 41 )

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Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Should Be Reading and this is how it works:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • 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!
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26 Comments

  1. You’re always introducing me to books I’ve never heard before :). This one sounds interesting. I quite like the cover.

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    • That´s so nice of you to say, thanks! :) Learning about new to us books is so great about blogging.

      This one´s really great, I can really recommend it so far. It´s kind of a I Capture the Castle story but set in what used to be Rhodesia and with darker undertones.

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  2. Oh this sounds like a fascinating book. Love the grandfather just by the teaser.

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  3. Can’t say I have ever had peanut butter and jam!

    My teaser is here

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  4. Sounds like something I like to read.

    Here’s mine

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  5. I love it!!! That sounds like my kind of grandpa! Here’s my teaser for Daughters of the Witching Hill

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  6. Haha! I literally laughed out loud at this one. Fabulous teaser! Thanks for visiting The Crowded Leaf.

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  7. Fun teaser!

    My teaser is here.

    Happy reading. :)

    xx,
    E.J

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  8. I wish someone would have explained the bible to me that way. It might have made more sense to me. Great teaser.

    My teaser is up at feel free to check it out!

    -Jess.

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  9. OOps. Html fail. My teaser is up at My teaser is up at Find the Time to Read Heh, sorry!

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  10. Oh my gosh! Love the teaser! Got to get my hands on this book!

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  11. Hmm, I don’t remember that in the Bible! Lol!!

    Here is mine

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  12. I think I’ll skip this one. Mine is from God of the Hive.

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  13. I am at lost … the title and the teaser don’t fit together :/ The title is very funny

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  14. What a fun title and your teaser was great! Here is my teaser for this week.

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  15. Sounds like an interesting read.

    My `teaser` is up

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  16. Great teaser and love the title!

    Thanks for stopping by On the Boookcase!

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  17. sorry, too many “ooo” in On the Bookcase. got excited with the “bloody pulp on the rocks below”!

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  18. Love the title of your book The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam. I lived on peanut butter sandwiches when travelling across Canada with my best friend MonkeyFace. No you don’t want to know my nickname… ;)

    I did a teaser for Soulstice, so come check it out when you have a chance.

    Aisle B

    click http://aisleb.tumblr.com

    PS Voluptuous … you sure it’s not some romance… just teasing you on this Tuesday :)

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  19. Well, the title alone is enough! Gotta love it.

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  20. Bina,

    You always have great teasers. I really enjoy the different books your read. Most of them I’ve never heard of. I’ll be looking forward to your review.

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  21. I love reading your teasers, the books that you read are always so unusaal in a really good way

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  22. Haha! Fantastic teaser! I like Oupa already, and I love the title! :)

    My teaser is at The Eager Readers. :)

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  23. I loved the teaser! Looking forward to reading your review of the book. ‘The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam’ is such a beautiful title!

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  24. That is an amazing title. I want to read this book.

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