Go to your shelf/pile/stack/etc. of books and select a book (try and do so as randomly as possible). Flip to page 53. Read that page. Choose your favorite sentence on that page. Reblog this post and add that sentence along with title and author of book.
“When I sit thus in the comfortable living room, while she like a good angel diffuses her charm everywhere, over everyone with whom she comes in contact, over good and evil alike, then I sometimes become out of patience with myself; I am tempted to rush forth from my hiding place; for though I sit there, visible to everyone in the living room, still I am really lying in ambush.”
— “Either/Or” by Kierkegaard from A Kierkegaard Anthology edited by Robert Bretall
Now your turn.
"Pierre had left Boris a fourteen-year-old boy and had decidedly no recollection of him; but, despite that, with the quick and cordial manner proper to him, he took his hand and smiled amiably."