A: It’s such beautiful weather today. It’s perfect for taking a stroll around the park, and it’s great to see so many people outside enjoying the sunshine.
B: That woman’s got the right idea, sitting on a park bench, reading her book under a tree in the shade.
A: She seems to be quite engrossed. She hasn’t looked up once. It must be a real page turner.
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報古德謙
B: Except for the fact that she doesn’t seem to be turning any pages.
A: Yeah, I’m beginning to think she’s dozed off.
B: Still, it’s a good idea, taking a nap on a park bench on a sunny day, shaded by the trees.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
A “page turner” is a book that is so engaging and exciting that you don’t want to put it down: you have to turn to the next page and continue reading.
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