Monday, December 05, 2011

I'm Sure You'll All Agree

The Top 10 Best Opening Lines Of Novels


Gerard Saylor said...

"Three men at McAlester State Penitentiary had larger penises than Lamar Pye, but all were black and therefore, by Lamar's own figuring, hardly human at all."

Graham Powell said...

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."

Though I'm partial to "When the phone rang Parker was in the garage, killing a man."

Anonymous said...

"When I finally caught up with Abraham Trahearne, he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog named Fireball Roberts in a ramshackle joint just outside of Sonoma, California, drinking the heart right out of a fine spring afternoon."