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Favorite First Line

By April 15, 20182 Comments

One of my favorite opening lines of a novel is from the book Dancing at the Rascal Fair, by Ivan Doig.

“To say the truth, it was not how I expected – stepping off toward America past a drowned horse.”


  • Lucky One says:

    My favorite opening line is from the book Breath of the Lion, by Richard McMaster

    “Forty-eight years is a long time. An even longer time to miss the only woman you ever loved.”