Novel First Lines A-Z (Volume II)

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Opening WordsBook TitleInitial
Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the nightA
A squat gray building of only thirty-four storiesB
These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. BucketC
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own lifeD
Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable homeE
When Farmer Oak smiled, the corners of his mouth spreadF
In the great green room, there was a telephone and a red balloonG
In a hole in the ground there lived a ______H*
I am an _______ ___. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan PoeI
There was no possibility of taking a walk that dayJ
I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast dayK*
'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,' grumbled JoL
Paul Sheldon. He's a bestselling novelist who has finally met his biggest fanM
The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channelN
I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split upO
Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit of that forbidden treeP
James Bond said: ‘I’ve always thought that if I ever marriedQ
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley againR
To be born again,' sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavensS*
Squire Trelawney, Dr Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemenT
Late in the afternoon of a chilly day in February, two gentlemen were sitting aloneU
Good evening, London. It's nine o'clock and this is the Voice of Fate broadcastingV
Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bumpW
On the far-away island of Sala-ma-Sond, ______ ___ ______ was king of the pondY
I first met him in Piraeus. I wanted to take the boat for CreteZ

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