Novel First Lines (A-Z)

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

Featured Sep 1, 2012

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Opening WordsBook TitleInitial
Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bankA
I will not drink more than fourteen alcohol units a weekB
It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplainC
Somewhere in la Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to rememberD
The Salinas Valley is in Northern CaliforniaE
It was a pleasure to burnF
Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized itG
The villagers of Little Hangleton still called it 'the Riddle House'H
I, Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero GermanicusI
The great fish moved silently through the night waterJ
I will begin the story of my adventures with a certain morningK
The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rockL
Call me Ishmael. Some years ago-never mind how long preciselyM
It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteenN
Many years later, as he faced the firing squadO
Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in SommersetshireP
After dinner I sat and waited for Pyle in my roomQ*
Boys are playing basketball around a telephone poleR
All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much trueS
When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly brokenT
Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairheadU
In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf. One Sunday morning the warm sunV*
1801. - I have just returned from a visit to my landlordW
The geisha called 'Trembling Leaf' on her knees besides James BondY
I can see by my watch, without taking my hand from the left grip of the cycleZ

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