Great Beginnings: Opening Lines of Great Novels

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1993 - Fiction - 256 pages
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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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Contents

The Witness as Storyteller
19
CENTER THE HEROHEROINE
38
5The Impersonal Pronoun
59
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