"She was in her stilettos phase and had a collection of high heels in black and white and silver and pink and all sorts. She kept them in their boxes with Polaroids of the empty shoes stuck to the front. But when she met Bernard she was wearing his mothers's slippers."
Recently bought a random book from a bookshop which is something I’ve not done in ages. It was good. I like how these sentences work on your brain: It reads them and goes “fine”, then waits a bit and then goes “Hang on?!”.