This week's Booking Through Thursday question is:
Suggested by: Nithin
Here’s another idea about memorable first lines from books.
What are your favourite first sentences from books? Is there a book that you liked specially because of its first sentence? Or a book, perhaps that you didn’t like but still remember simply because of the first line?
Two come to mind. Both are from books that I had to read for school. One I thought was as boring as watching paint dry and the other I adored. I have read them since, and I did change my mind on the first and the other one is a favourite of mine.
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: "In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."