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Can you name the books (A-Z) by their openings?

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Opening WordsBook TitleInitial
Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night.A
A squat gray building of only thirty-four stories.B
These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. Bucket.C
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life...D
[Book Title] Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home...E
When Farmer Oak smiled, the corners of his mouth spread...F
In the great green room, there was a telephone and a red balloon...G
In a hole in the ground there lived a [Book Title].H*
I am an [Book Title]. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe...I
There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.J
I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast day.K*
'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,' grumbled Jo.L
Samuel Spade's jaw was long and bony...M*
The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.N
I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split up.O
Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit of that forbidden tree...P
James Bond said: ‘I’ve always thought that if I ever married...'Q
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again...R
'To be born again,' sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens...S*
Squire Trelawney, Dr Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to...T
Late in the afternoon of a chilly day in February, two gentlemen were sitting alone...U
Good evening, London. It's nine o'clock and this is the Voice of Fate broadcasting.V
Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump...W
On the far-away island of Sala-ma-Sond, [Book Title] was king of the pond.Y
I first met him in Piraeus. I wanted to take the boat for Crete...Z

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