What’s Your Favorite Opening Line?
What’s your favorite opening line in literature?
Suprisingly, my choice isn’t from The Great Gatsby. My favorite opening line is probably from The Blind Assassin. Margaret Atwood writes:
Ten days after the war ended, my sister drove a car off a bridge.
So good. So many questions.
The Blind Assassin is a good novel, but the opening line is just outstanding.
So what’s your favorite opening line? If you need a little inspiration, here’s an older post in which I highlight some of the classics.