Great Beginnings: Opening Lines of Great Novels
An entertaining collection of the most intriguing opening lines from great novels--in an irresistible little package--for literature lovers and writers alike. The book includes well-known opening passages such as Dickens' "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times", as well as less famous but equally striking beginnings. 15 illustrations.
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afternoon ancient beautiful began beginning blue boat born called century Chapter character Charles Dickens Constance Garnett D. H. Lawrence Daphne du Maurier dark dead door E. M. FORSTER Ernest Hemingway everything eyes father feel flashback Fyodor Dostoyevsky George girl going green grey hands happened Hardy's Hemingway hero hills hour James Jane Austen John John Fowles John Steinbeck John Updike Joseph Conrad Lady late light lived London looked Marseilles miles morning mother mountains never night novel novelist opening original manuscript pass person preface Prologue reader remember river road seemed sentence setting shadow stood story stream streets summer tell things Thomas Hardy tion town trans trees voice walk William Faulkner wind window winter wonderful words writer young