The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice, where either Writing My Legacy or InkReads will post a sentence or two from page 56 of a book we’re currently reading or a random book from our shelves. If you would also like to participate, click the link to the host’s blog page.
“A moment later the teacher entered. She was a tiny old woman with a small shrill voice. Her name was Teacher Mizumi, and this is what we called her to her face. But her surname of Mizumi sounds very close to nezumi—‘mouse’; so behind her back we called her Teacher Nezumi—Teacher Mouse.” (pg. 56)