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"The Warehouse was coffin dark."

Shannon Hale the First Line of Dangerous

"You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino’s new novel, If on a winter’s night a traveler."

Italo Calvino the First Line of If On a Winter's Night a Traveler

Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantel-piece and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the First Line of The Sign of the Four

The taxi’s radio was tuned to a classical FM broadcast.

Haruki Murakami the First Line of 1Q84

It was little more than three miles from the Wall into the Old Kingdom, but that was enough.

Garth Nix the First Line of Sabriel

Ingridan was an ancient city.

Shannon Hale the First Line of River Secrets

Telling his story felt like the next closest thing to giving her a kiss.

Shannon Hale the First Line of River Secrets

She came to him toward morning.

Andrzej Sapkowski the First Line of The Last Wish

Ma had six sons.

Shannon Hale the First Line of Forest Born

It was nine o'clock at night and Tremaine was trying to find a way to kill herself that would bring in a verdict of natural causes when someone banged on the door.

Martha Wells the First Line of The Wizard Hunters

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.

Jane Austen the First Line of Emma

First the colors.

Markus Zusak the First Line of The Book Thief

I heard the mailman approach my office door, half an hour earlier than usual.

Jim Butcher the First Line of Storm Front

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