Novels by Opening Lines IV

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Can you name the famous novels from their opening lines (volume IV)?

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I have never begun a novel with more misgiving.W. Somerser Maugham
In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.J. R. R. Tolkien
It was seven o'clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day's rest, scratched himself, yawned, and spread out his paws...Rudyard Kipling
Behind every man now alive stand thirty ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living.Arthur C. Clarke
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.C. S. Lewis
Straddling the top of the world, one foot in China and the other in Nepal, I cleared the ice from my oxygen mask, hunched a shoulder against the wind, and stared absently down...John Krakauer
It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened.Lois Lawry
In the late summer of that year we lived in a house house in a village that looked across the river and the plain to the mountains.Ernest Hemingway
Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith.Robert A. Heinlein
Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board.Zora Neale Hurston
Call me Jonah.Kurt Vonnegut
Snowman wakes before dawn. Margaret Atwood
No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century, that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's...H. G. Wells
First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carried letters from a girl named Martha, a junior at Mount Sebastian College in New Jersey.Tim O'Brien
The sun rose slowly, as if it wasn't sure it was worth the effort.Terry Pratchett
I've watched through his eyes, I've listened through his ears, and I tell you he's the one. Orson Scott Card

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