fporretto commented on 100 best first lines from novels

Bah. Three quarters of those are deliberate nonsense.

A great opening line should catapult the reader out of his commonplaces and into a realm he must struggle to comprehend. More, it should be the opening to a great book. Both are necessary; neither alone is sufficient. Have some r…

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