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amandaonwriting:

The Top 10 Best Opening Lines Of Novels1. Cat’s Eye, Margaret Atwood, 1998“Time is not a line but a dimension, like the dimensions of space.”2. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, 1953“It was a pleasure to burn.”3. Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell, 1936“Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were.”4. The Gunslinger, Stephen King, 1982“The man in Black fled across the Desert, and the Gunslinger followed.”5. The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien, 1937“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.6. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov, 1955“Lolita. Light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul.”7. Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides, 2002“I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.”8. Peter and Wendy, J. M. Barrie, 1911“All children, except one, grow up.”9. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, 1813“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”10. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut, 1969“All this happened, more or less.”
by Meredith Borders via LitReactor

3 of my favorite books are on this list :D 

autumnus-aura:

amandaonwriting:

The Top 10 Best Opening Lines Of Novels
1. Cat’s Eye, Margaret Atwood, 1998
“Time is not a line but a dimension, like the dimensions of space.”
2. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, 1953
“It was a pleasure to burn.”
3. Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell, 1936
“Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were.”
4. The Gunslinger, Stephen King, 1982
“The man in Black fled across the Desert, and the Gunslinger followed.”
5. The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien, 1937
“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.
6. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov, 1955
“Lolita. Light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul.”
7. Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides, 2002
“I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.”
8. Peter and Wendy, J. M. Barrie, 1911
“All children, except one, grow up.”
9. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, 1813
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”
10. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut, 1969
“All this happened, more or less.”

by Meredith Borders via LitReactor

3 of my favorite books are on this list :D 

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