Tuesday, January 31, 2006

100 Best First Lines from Novels

American Book Review: "100 Best First Lines from Novels"

Check 'em out.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Shotgun Saturday Night didn't make the list? I always thought that book had a damn good opening line.

Danny

Bill said...

Thanks, Danny. I thought so too.

guyot said...
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guyot said...

Some of the lines are great, but a lot of them are just ordinary lines from great books. Had the books not been classics, the lines would have been long forgotten.

Uh, and then there's number 22....