“He had barely had a chance to rest since leaving Roma, and it looked now as if it would be a long time still before he could realize his long-cherished ambition of spending some time back in his old home in Firenze, reading and walking in the surrounding gentle hills”
– (Apparently) It’s international book week. The rules: grab the closest book to you, turn to page 52, post the fifth sentence as your status. Don’t mention the title. Copy the rules as part of your status.