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More of Book Riot’s Favorite First Lines in Literature

We wanted to throw a few more favorite sentences into the mix and give you more of Book Riot's favorite first lines in literature.

Book Riot’s Favorite First Lines From Literature

Some of the Book Riot contributors shared their favorite first lines. As always, once we show you ours, we want to see yours.

On Long Sentences

I love long sentences; ever since I moved beyond the Berenstain Bears, I’ve adored a sentence bristling with commas and ...