John Y’s Musings from the Middle: Opening Lines

jyb_musingsFavorite first sentences of novels….

The easy ones are “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” from Tale of Two Cities.

Or perhaps “Call me Ishmael” from Moby Dick.
But for my money, it’s hard to beat this opening line from Life, The Universe and Everything from Douglas Adams.

“The regular early morning yell of horror was the sound of Arthur Dent waking up and suddenly remembering where he was.”


Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>




The Recovering Politician Bookstore


The RP on The Daily Show

John Y’s Links: